Professional summary

Once a business leader is defined as a "high potential" that potential must swiftly be realized. David is the President of Potential Selves, a consultancy that makes the road from potential to outcome as brief as humanly possible. This is conducted via a development approach that uses a blend of sophisticated talent management, solid behavioral and clinical science, creativity and a network connected with many of the world’s greatest resources.

David has led global teams and advised senior executives throughout his 15+ year career in talent management. During 12 years with The Walt Disney Company, David held a variety of executive positions with increasing responsibilities across several global, operating segments. These positions included

Engagement overview

The Process includes:  agreements, assessments, The Journey, design, intervention, sustainability.  Every engagement depends on the presenting need and involves some form of customization to the unique client need.


• Senior Executives
• Leaders
• C-Suite Officer
• Fortune 500 to entrepreneur


Culture defines the organization and the people who work in it. If the organization has a centralized leadership team and governance, sense of a unified culture at the broad level is important for the brand, e.g. as you reference high product quality culture. In a more decentralized structure or holding company environment, individual cultures by entity or business may be critical to effectivene... Read more