Speaker Profile

David Young
Lead, Brand Narrative / National Geographic

David Young is a brand and marketing strategist for National Geographic, where he has helped to define a global company-wide rebrand, crafted modern consumer brand positioning, and helped launch Planet or Plastic?, a multiyear award-winning initiative to prevent single-use plastics from reaching the ocean.

Mr. Young received his B.S. in ecology, evolution, and environmental biology from Appalachian State University.