David Dabscheck is a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Business School in innovation strategy and is the CEO and Founder of HMW Innovate. In these roles he has helped clients from Fortune 500 businesses to global NGOs implement sustainable and effective innovation and creativity programs. In keeping with his belief that innovation requires unexpected combinations, Dr. Dabscheck has also built national political advocacy projects, founded the largest volunteer security organization in the US and written for a variety of publications, including the Boston Globe and Foreign Policy magazine. He received his MBA from Columbia University, an MA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Queensland, Australia.