David Carlson is an influential facilitator, cross-polinator, and design thought-leader. Internationally sought after as a speaker at conferences, seminars, schools, and corporate events, David tells stories in an informed and inspiring manner about his holistic approach at the intersection of design, culture, and business. Recently, his assignments took him to USA, UK, France, Japan, Iceland, Chile, Holland, Austria, Slovenia, Taiwan, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Bulgaria, Norway, Mexico and Sweden.
David is the founder of The David Report, the Designboost conference series, Carlson Ahnell, and David Design. His social life reflects his cross-pollinating mindcast: president of a nature conservation organisation; guitar player in bands since the early 80s, most recently with the band Miller Moon; and last but not least, a deeply dedicated gardener – more specifically, of old roses with unmatched aromas.