EXPERT: Culture Change, Business Ethics and Compliance, Integrity-Based Training and Communication; Corporate Values Strategy and Deployment.
Through 20 years of advising global organizations, David has become a recognized thought leader in corporate values, culture and performance. David is an innovator of new approaches to use values and corporate culture to reduce risk by removing the roadblocks to performance.
A business lawyer by training, David received his J.D. from the University of California in Davis. David worked in Israel for CBS Records International as Director of Business Affairs, and as a staff lawyer for El Al Israel Airlines and served as Corporate Counsel for Gamma International Ltd.
As a senior practice leader and strategist, David works with clients to understand how their culture impacts ethics and compliance risks, and then to develop strategies to reduce those risks by aligning the values of the organization’s people with business goals. The results are training programs and leadership strategies that are targeted to the client’s specific risk factors. As founder of Working Values, David developed ethics training programs for companies such as Boeing, Molson Coors, Scotts-MiracleGro and American Tower Corporation. In addition, David has served as ethics counsel for numerous organizations, advising on policy and corporate standards deployment, drafting code of conduct, and investigation strategy.
David has advised national healthcare organizations on aligning cultures across departments and hospitals to reduce culture challenges and improve performance
In 2008 David partnered with management consulting firm Sage Partners to form Skout Group. As President of Skout, David helps organizations reduce people-based risks while improving productivity and corporate reputation.
David is on the International Advisory Board of Suffolk University’s Graduate Program in Ethics and Public Policy, where he is teaches Business Ethics.
“I have seen David Gebler put these powerful ideas into action and they work.
Helping to evolve companies of today to meet the challenges of tomorrow.”
– Shira Goodman, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources, Staples, Inc.