Speaker Dr. M. David Livingston Professional Speaker - Outer Space Commerce & Ethics Education


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BIO of Dr. David M. Livingston

Dr. David Livingston is a business consultant, financial advisor, and strategic planner.  He currently specializes in solving business problems for entrepreneurial operations, start-ups, and businesses with ten or fewer employees.

Dr. Livingston is also an accomplished personal speaker, writer and consultant in the area of future space exploration. He has lectured extensively on the topics of: business ethics and corporate responsibility for off-Earth business ventures and New Space Industries, and he has written a Code of Ethics for Off-Earth Commerce. 

In addition, Dr. Livingston frequently lectures on venture capital financing for new space businesses, RLVs and space tourism, effective business planning, and developing solutions to the barriers to space enterprise.

Livingston has spoken at or had papers presented at many international space conferences, including Space and Robotics, The Mars Society conferences, the Lunar Development Conference, the IAA, the Cato Institute, the World Space Conference, and the National Space Society Conference.

Dr. Livingston has also served as an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Business at Golden Gate University teaching Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.  He earned his BA from the University of Arizona, an MBA in International Business Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and his doctorate in business administration (DBA) at Golden Gate.  His doctoral dissertation was titled Outer Space Commerce:  Its History and Prospects.

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