David Hsu

Director, Building Cultures of Belonging

David T. Hsu is a Director at Omidyar Network, the social change venture established by philanthropists Pam and Pierre Omidyar. He leads the Building Cultures of Belonging portfolio team, which has a focus on strengthening the social infrastructure, innovations, and imagination for a United States spacious enough for all of us to belong, and was previously part of the firm’s future sensing unit.

A strategist and social scientist with 20 years of experience, David has worked at the Hollywood-based cultural consultancy Propper Daley, tech startup NationBuilder, and U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. Following the 9/11 attacks, he earned his PhD in Politics at Princeton University and was a visiting lecturer on global cooperation at the University of Pennsylvania. He wrote “Untethered: A Primer on Social Isolation” in 2018 to fuel momentum for solutions. He serves on the boards of Inclusive Action for the City in Los Angeles and CoGenerate.org.