As the founder of XPV, David is a thought leader and sought after advisor and speaker in the area of water technology and investing. David combines his marketing and business development knowledge to create new opportunities for XPV’s family of companies. His grasp of market trends and insights help to connect entrepreneurs to invaluable resources that drive or accelerate growth.
David has built an extensive global network in the water sector as a respected investor, speaker and expert contributor. Some of the organizations he has worked with include: Canadian and US water utilities, US Environmental Protection Agency, Global Water Intelligence, Water Environment Federation, Government of Ontario and Canada, White House Water Initiative, Singapore International Water Week, One Drop, The China Green Technology Initiative, InterAction Council, Confluence, Imagine H2O, Cleantech Group, and the Brookings Institute.
David is currently a Director of Aquatic Informatics; Blue Drop; Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc.; FATHOM Water Management Holdings; Isle Utilities; Newterra Group; Nexom; Shenandoah Growers; Smart Cover Systems; is a Global Ambassador for One Drop; a member of the Young Presidents Organization and Senior Fellow at the Brookfield Institute, Ryerson.
David attended Ryerson University’s School of Business, where he specialized in the Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development program and received the Ryerson Center for Entrepreneurship Education & Research Award. He is a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, the Ontario Premier’s Award of Excellence, the National and Global Enactus Alumni of the Year Award and was given the Global Champion Award for SIFE (now Enactus) for his contribution to its international success.