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Who is David Shrier?

David Shrier is a futurist and innovation catalyst with expertise in artificial intelligence, data/analytics, fintech, digital identity, cybersecurity, and collaborative innovation.

He is the CEO of Esme Learning Solutions, an AI-enabled workforce transformation company that works with top universities like MIT and the University of Oxford. He recently led a SPAC that trades on the NYSE under the ticker ADEX into its announced merger with Griid Infrastructure*. 

David is a non-executive director of Mode Global Holdings plc (LSE: MODE), one of only three FCA-licensed crypto wallet providers; a Senior Advisor to Copper Technologies (UK) Ltd, a markets infrastructure provider for institutional crypto trading; Dandelion Science, an AI health tech company that treats the brain as a data processing engine to treat mental health issues; and Kaleidoco, a revolutionary artificially intelligent Augmented Reality (AI/AR) company. David sits on the European Parliament’s advisory committee for artificial intelligence, as well as the European Commission-affiliated High Level Group on citizenship innovation. David is a member of the FinTech Industry Committee for FINRA, the U.S. securities industry’s self-regulatory body; advisor to the European Parliament on artificial intelligence applications and policy; a senior advisor to Revenue & Customs (UK HMRC), and on the Fintech Trade & Investment Steering Board for the Department of International Trade. 

David specializes in helping established organizations to build new revenue and new markets. Notable engagements include Kyriba, Dun & Bradstreet, Wolters Kluwer, Ernst & Young, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, GE/NBC, The Walt Disney Company, AOL Verizon, and Starwood, as well as private equity funds. David holds an appointment as Professor of Practice, Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London. 

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