David Alexandru Timis

Global Communications Manager, Generation

Global Communicator | Global Shaper | AI & Future of Work Enthusiast | Career Coach

David Timis is the Global Communications Manager of Generation, the largest global employment program by annual volume that both trains and places people into life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible. His mission in life is to prepare people for the future of work and his interests lie at the intersection of education, employment, and technology. David was educated in Business and Management at the University of Glasgow and in European Political and Governance Studies at the College of Europe. He has 8 years of work experience in marketing, communications, and public affairs in organisations such as Google, BCW, L’Oréal, and Mars Inc.

David has guest lectured at renowned universities such as Cambridge University and the College of Europe, and delivered keynote speeches about the impact of technology on the future of work for a wide range of clients including TEDx, Google, and the European Commission. He has been recognised as an Influential Leader by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, included on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List for his work to equip young people with digital skills, and selected by the World Economic Forum to be part of the Davos Lab.

Impact area: S for Skills - Reskill for the future.

Shaper roles: Member of the Bucharest Hub (2016-2018), Curator of the Brussels Hub (2019-2020), Davos Lab Taskforce Member (2020-2021), AI Council Founding Member (2020-2021), Education and Employment Steering Committee Member (2020-2021), Benelux Community Champion (2023).

Fellowships: FutureLab Europe, Fine Acts, Institute for Canadian Citizenship, SDSN Youth Local Pathways, Aspen Young Leaders, WISE Emerging Leaders.

Awards: Young Leader of the Year (Revista Cariere), 30 Under 30 List (Forbes), Young Strategic Leader (Aspen), Social Innovator (Ashoka), Influential Leader (AACSB), Davos Lab Taskforce (World Economic Forum).

For more information about David's work, please visit his personal website: http://davidtimis.com/.

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