David serves as the Chief Product Officer responsible for research, data, and innovation. He is passionate about creating amazing products and building great places to work. He most recently served as Strategic Advisor for Cushman & Wakefield, where he designed the corporate data and analytics function and developed advanced analytics and survey tools. From 2011-2016, David served as Vice President of Research at CoStar Group, where he led a 250+ person research organization and built a variety of analytics functions. CoStar was recognized as a Top Workplace in the Washington Post’s 2015 survey. Prior to Costar, he worked for the White House where he founded the Office of Executive Councils. From 1998 to 2009, he worked at the Corporate Executive Board, serving ultimately as Chief Researcher for a $100 million division. David holds a Diploma from the Architectural Association in London (M. Arch. equivalent) and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. Before pursuing a business career, David worked as an architect in the UK, France and Germany, and published and exhibited widely. David was born in London and lives in Bethesda with his wife Juliette Searight and their two beautiful daughters.