David is an engineer turned investor passionate about the intersection of analytics and human performance. Over the past 21 years, David has helped design, launch and eventually manage a unique equity investing approach that drove industry-leading performance and won numerous awards for institutional excellence including, consisting of Institutional Investor Best Buy side manager, Forbes Top Investor, Asian best of the best small cap managers, numerous Lipper awards. While CIO of Mellon David helped architect and manage the merger of three unique companies to create the 12 largest U.S. Asset manager. Along the way, David and his team have analyzed over 10,000 unique companies and, utilizing a proprietary investment process. Dave has chaired the Global Insight Team for over a decade, a cross functional team of over 150 investors that helped bring together concepts from macro economic, geopolitics, commodity, equity, quantitative, thematic, to better understand the world environment.
Johann Berlin is a serial entrepreneur, international keynote speaker and advisor. A leadership writer at Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Real Leaders and Huffington Post, Johann is also Consulting Chief Learning Officer for Cooper Investors, a $13 billion private equity fund where he is integrating values-based investing principles into the firm’s culture fund. He is also Consulting Chief Learning Officer at Total Brain where he develops mental health and well-being content for clinicians, large consumer groups, and organizations. Johann is a leading voice on human-centered leadership, founding the Future of Humans at Work conference and podcast. Previously, he served as CEO and co-founder of Sustainable CitySolutions and was SVP of Sustainability and Strategy for JDI. As a board member, executive advisor and community volunteer, Johann is passionate about social ventures dedicated to resilient schools, local economy, prisoner rehabilitation, and youth leadership. Johann's TEDx talk has been viewed over 100,000 times.