David Gibson - Rapporteur, Participant

David K Gibson is a writer, editor, and communications consultant based in Orlando, Florida, where he is the principal of Dystacorp Light Industries LTD. He has a fifteen-year history with the Aspen Institute and the Aspen Ideas Festival.

Gibson writes for a variety of editorial publications on subjects that range from architecture to luxury travel to traffic flow dynamics. He also advises companies—particularly new businesses and those going through rebrandings—on messaging and development of consistent identities, particularly in the area of corporate voicing. He has written style guides, annual reports, crisis letters, and a mountain of advertising copy.

He is an anthologized writer of short fiction, a food-obsessed travel writer, and the proud owner of a BA in Philosophy from Yale University. Formerly, he was a magazine editor-in-chief (thrice over), teaching chef, partner in an AI-based psychographic recommendation engine startup, and a Mississippi Forestry Commission Employee Level 2.



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