Editor and CEO, Impact Alpha
David Bank is the CEO and editor of ImpactAlpha, “investment news for a sustainable edge.” ImpactAlpha is the go-to source of information for impact investors and entrepreneurs generating financial returns through creation of social and environmental value. ImpactAlpha’s ImpactSpace database is the “CrunchBase for impact,” an open-data directory of ventures, funds, deals and people.
As a reporter at the Wall Street Journal, David covered software, cybersecurity and philanthropy. “Breaking Windows” (Free Press, 2001), his book on Microsoft’s rise and fall, was named one of the best business books of the year. Later, as vice president of Encore.org, he developed the campaign around encore careers, second acts for the greater good.
David was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and UC Santa Cruz.