David is the author of the best selling Fearless HR and Fearless Talent Choices, President of Sage Learning Systems, and former Chief Learning Officer of The Human Capital Institute. The courses he has developed and taught for HCI & SHRM have been taken by thousands of HR professionals all over the world. Prior to these experiences, David spent 25 years in the training industry, working with large global organizations to improve the knowledge, skills and performance of their people. Major clients include FedEx, IBM, DuPont, Microsoft, SAP, American Express, PwC, Ford, Prudential, Apple, Scripps Healthcare, Allstate Insurance and the University of Farmers. In 1984, David had the unique opportunity to work with Apple on the release of the Macintosh; and several years later to help IBM streamline and cross-train over 22,000 manufacturing employees.