David Gensler

Fellow, Distinguished Careers Institute

GenslerDavid Gensler is a currently a fellow at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute. He spent the last 10 years as Co-CEO of Gensler, which provides architecture, design, planning and consulting services to over 2,500 clients. As CEO, he was responsible for the firmís operational infrastructure, including marketing communication, public relations and human resources, legal, applications development, and technology. David’s work experience ranges across a number of fields, including financial services at Morgan Stanley and the Pacific Stock Exchange, technology at Microsoft and Datis Corp., and management consulting at Edgar, Dunn and Company. He also manages a vineyard in Sonoma County and is involved in two co-working companies as a Board Director of NextSpace, Inc. and a Board of Advisor for RocketSpace, Inc. He has been actively involved in a number of civic organizations including the Cornell College of Art, Architecture and Planning, the Cornell School of Human Ecology and Junior Achievement of Southern California. David holds a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Stanford University.