Dave joined the New Sector family as a senior advisor in 2017. He is the author of the 2016 #1 New York Times bestseller Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life and a Stanford mechanical engineering design group faculty member, where he teaches the popular Designing Your Life courses at the d.school. He is also the co-founder of the Stanford Life Design Lab. Dave’s passion is helping emerging, and experienced professionals apply the innovative principles of design thinking to the “wicked problem” of designing your life. Prior to joining Stanford as a faculty member in 2007, Dave spent over 30 years in executive leadership and management consulting in high technology companies. He product managed the first mouse and early laser-printing projects at Apple, was a co-founder of Electronic Arts and has consulted with dozens of startups and major corporations. Dave has both a BS and MS in mechanical engineering from Stanford.