David is the Founder and CEO of Encrypgen, a block-chain driven DNA marketplace. He is an author, philosopher, attorney (retired), and an educator whose recent research focuses on the nexus of science, technology, ethics, and public policy. David has authored numerous books and articles on genes, ownership, and ethics and brings his interest and expertise together to guide the development of systems to enhance the value of genomic databases, while protecting donors and making them stakeholders.
He has provided commentary regarding ethics, society, religion, and technology on: MSNBC, Fox News Channel, The Guardian, The Washington Times, NPR Radio, Radio Free Europe, Air America, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and the Associated Press, among others. He has been a tenured Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management in the Netherlands, Visiting Professor at UNAM, Instituto de Filosoficas and the Unidad Posgrado, Mexico, Director of Research and Strategic Initiatives at COMISION NACIONAL DE BIOETICA in Mexico, and Asesor de Rector at UAM Xochimilco.