David is the Director of the Edtech Lab at the Imperial College Business School which he helped to create in 2004. The team launched Imperial’s first online module in 2005, Imperial’s first online degree programme (the Global Online MBA programme) in 2015, the first blended degree programme in 2017 and now delivers a portfolio of 225 online modules per year. The team also played a pivotal role in managing the School’s response to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout this time a primary focus has been on the issue of quality on online education and what constitutes an optimal student experience.
In 2005, David was co-founder of the digital publishing firm Epigeum (now a successful part of the Oxford University Press) and in 2018 he was a co-founder of Insendi, a rapidly growing Edtech Firm that offers a next generation learning experience platform together with a range of related services