Serial entrepreneur, special agent and one of the thought leaders of Singularity University, the world's leading innovation university.
David Roberts is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on disruptive innovation in business, government and technology he is passionate about transforming the lives of a billion suffering people in the world through disruptive technological innovation. He is an M.I.T. and Harvard educated, award-winning CEO and serial entrepreneur, a former Special Agent and a faculty member at Singularity University.
David has led the development of some of the most complex, state-of-the art systems ever built to include space based satellite systems, unmanned air vehicle systems, and analytical fusion centers.
David began his government career as a military Special Agent and is the recipient of numerous awards and medals beginning early in his career with a personal citation from the Director of the FBI at age 23 for the arrest, and conviction of six international terrorists and illegal arms dealers.
Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley’s Business schools have all written and taught case studies on David’s leadership, management, and decision making. He has been featured on the cover of the Wall Street Journal, and in USA Today, Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Business Week, CNN, Business 2.0, Harvard’s Entrepreneurship Journal, PC World and dozens of others.
David and his start-ups have received dozens of awards to include Internet World’s Net Rising Stars, Red Herring’s Catch, top 50 Private Companies in the World, Red Herring Top 100 Private Companies in the World, USA Today’s Tech Reviews Best Picks, Internet Outlook’s Investors Choice Award, Enterprise Outlook Investors Choice, Best of the Web from PC World, and Apple Computer’s Premier Systems Integrator Award.