David is a Director on Salesforce’s Office of Innovation Research team. His background is in design and innovation, teaching, and writing. In his current role, David strives to identify, investigate, and deliver new insights and ideas that seek to improve the state of the world and drive the best possible future for Salesforce, our customers, and our partners. Previously, David led design and innovation projects at IDEO. He holds an MFA in fiction, has published a science fiction novel for young readers, and is a former Teach For America core member who remains passionate about education. Connect with him on Twitter @davidberthy or LinkedIn.