David is a Co-founder and Principal of the Slashroots Foundation supporting strategy, research, and implementation. Much of his expertise falls into the realms of research and design, to help bring complex, multi-stakeholder governance, and development programs to reality.
A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, David holds a BFA in Graphic Design and an MSc in Computer Science from the University of the West Indies (UWI). He has over 20 years of experience in graphic design, animation, interactive design and user experience. As a Creative Director, David has led teams of designers for various creative agencies, and offered freelance creative direction and design services for non-profit and development agencies. David serves on the advisory boards of multiple design, animation and creative start-ups.
As an Academic, David has lectured in the area of Design and Visual Communication at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, the University of Technology and San Francisco State University. Currently he is a Lecturer of Digital Media at the Caribbean School of Media and Communications at UWI. David’s research interests include Design Thinking and Research, the Creative Industries as well as Civic Communication and Technology Policy.