Cathy Chon, Managing Partner Finn and Company Hong Kong:

"David was one of the most formidable speakers at this year's Global Wellness Summit in Singapore. His work in re-contextualizing aging could profoundly influence how brands and marketers engage with this powerful market segment. To his credit, aging has become cool and aspirational, a seismic shift in how we view this stage in our lives."


David is the founder and face of AGEIST, a new media company and agency that champions the vitality, capabilities and influence of the modern 50+. He is a passionate champion and leading authority on the mindset and aspirations that drive this influential demographic. David is frequently called upon to share his expertise and insight at important venues and forums around the world. Recent speaking engagements include HIMSS in Las Vegas, the leading conference for health information and technology; TEDx, on Redefining Age; MONOCLE Quality of Life Conference in Zurich; The Mercedes Benz ME Convention in Stockholm and will address the Wellness Summit in Hong Kong later this year. Prior to launching AGEIST, David enjoyed an award-winning career as a photographer specializing in people-oriented advertising. His work for iconic brands including Nike, Adidas, Google, Coors, AT&T, Coke, Philip Morris, Toyota, Lexus, BMW, Corona, Gillette, Philips, Johnson & Johnson, Red Bull and many more has appeared in GQ, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Wired, Interview, Time, The New York Times Magazine, and other outlets.