President and CEO
David has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Emerald Expositions since 2013. From 2010 to 2013 he was President of Nielsen Expositions (renamed Emerald Expositions in 2013). He has more than 30 years of experience in trade shows and publishing, having started as a sales rep with the Outdoor Retailer Show and progressed steadily up the organization under numerous corporate owners, including Miller Freeman and VNU. He holds a BA from Principia College.
David’s interests include skiing, golf, paddle boarding, mountain biking and off-road motorcycling. He lives in Laguna Beach, CA with his family.