David joined Bridgewater in 2009 and was President and Co-CEO before becoming CEO in 2020. Prior to Bridgewater, he was the US Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs in the George W. Bush Administration during the global financial crisis, and also had senior roles on the National Security Council and in the Department of Commerce.
From 1999-2005 David served as CEO and then President of two publicly-traded software companies, and before that was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, a former Army officer and veteran of the First Gulf War, and has a Ph.D. from Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs.
David is a Trustee for The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and the Aspen Institute and is the Chairman of the Atlantic Council’s International Advisory Board.
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