David Hsu

Director, Building Cultures of Belonging

David T. Hsu is a director of Building Cultures of Belonging on the programs team and manages our 2022 cohort of associates. He was previously part of the firm’s Exploration and Future Sensing unit.

A strategist and political scientist, David’s work builds upon 12 years of cross-sector leadership, including earlier roles at the Hollywood-based cultural consultancy Propper Daley, grassroots tech startup NationBuilder, University of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. He is the author of “Untethered: A Primer on Social Isolation.”

David spent the decade after the 9/11 attacks studying interdependence, earning his PhD in politics at Princeton University. He serves on the boards of Encore.org and Inclusive Action for the City.