David Yunger is CEO of Vaital, a global AI strategy and software services consultancy. David and his team are on a mission to transform data into growth for every industry.
A 25-year innovator across technology, learning, and workforce development, Yunger has consulted with more than 1,000 CXOs on strategic use of AI to improve business operations and accelerate their growth.
David previously served as Vice President at Pearson, leading the company’s strategic alliance with Microsoft – and driving Pearson’s digital transformation to the cloud. He and his colleagues created employability for millions of learners annually via thousands of channel partners in 180 countries. Yunger has engaged as a consultant to the Fortune 50, most notably with Microsoft's Worldwide Public Sector organization, having brokered policy dialogues and architected solutions with governments and corporations across the globe. At Microsoft, he served as Senior Manager in the Unlimited Potential Group, launched by Bill Gates as part of his "Creative Capitalism" mandate: to both deliver profits and serve the world's poor. At UPG, David created products and services enabling new businesses which drove economic opportunity for the next 6 billion people – through affordable, sustainable, and scalable technology.
David is a member of Forbes Technology Council and a contributing author and speaker on AI. A former educator and Fulbright Scholar, Yunger holds an MBA from Seattle University. He resides in Bellevue, Washington.