David specializes in digital marketing strategies, creative content development, video production, photography, and project management. During his tenure at Blue Planet, David has created, launched, and managed one-of-kind programs, like our WEfficiency.org crowdlending program and our “You Have the Power” challenge to help residents lower their electricity bills and their carbon footprints. His motto in life? “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is!” In 2019, David was recognized as one of “40 Under 40” young professional leaders by Pacific Business News.
David graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Hawaii (UH) at Manoa, where he led the Energy Team of Sustainable UH. David’s team engaged numerous campus groups and administrators in energy efficiency efforts, training them to assess and reduce energy consumption in their campus facilities.
David was a professional yoyo player in a past life.
“Creating a 100% clean energy future is the most daunting but important challenge of our generation, and I am proud to be a part of a team that is taking that challenge head on. Hopefully my grandchildren will be proud of me!”