David Hurst

September 4, 2014 by Speakers' Spotlight

Spotlight On: David Hurst, Expert on Strategy, Leadership and Change

David Hurst helps organizations learn from the past, understand the present, and create the future. In his vibrant presentations, he shares his highly innovative ideas about leadership, change management, and the dynamics of organizations that promote creativity and learning. We’re happy to shine the spotlight on him today:

What inspired you to want to be a speaker?

I had unusual experience with organizations undergoing radical change and a different perspective on what it meant. I wanted to change the way we look at the world.

How do you prepare before a talk?

I immerse myself in the client’s situation; the talk must relate to their story!

Is there a charitable cause that you feel passionate about? Why?

The World Wildlife Fund–as Thoreau said, “In Wildness is the preservation of the World.”

If you had to choose a new career, what would it be?

What I am doing now, but I would have started sooner.

Desert island album?`

Something classical.

Best subject in school?


Last book you read?

The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.