Robert David is executive director of CSHRP, the Community for Strategic HR Partnership. Prior to this role, he was Managing Director of Corporate Education for the University of California, Berkeley. Robert is also professional faculty and founder for Silicon Valley Executive Education. Robert has played a role in other HR organizations in the Bay Area, including the HR Strategy Forum and the California Bay Area Affiliate of HR People and Strategy. He also serves on the non-profit Gratitude Network’s Board and holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois–Champaign-Urbana.
The pandemic has shone an unprecedented light on the importance of HR professionals, who now must prove themselves to be authentic leaders.