David is the Insights Lab’s Manager of Data Visualization. He uses the principles of design and the power of development to reveal insights in data that would otherwise go unnoticed. David’s work focuses on helping organizations use their data to understand—and tell substantively rich and visually intuitive stories—about compliance, risk management, and corporate culture.
Formerly a journalist, David led online data-visualization efforts at Bloomberg and was a founding member of Quartz’s newsroom. He has created, edited, and overseen numerous award-winning reporting and analysis projects, including revealing the true extent of Federal Reserve emergency lending during the 2008 Financial Crisis, the undercounting of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, a community of airline pilots flouting FAA safety rules, and the colorism of luxury and fashion brands on Instagram.
His work been published in The Atlantic, Bloomberg, Businessweek, Quartz, and others. He also created and published the first news article ever to be sold as an NFT.