David Verrill is Executive Director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy. David has worked and consulted at MIT for more than 25 years. Prior to his work at MIT, he was a research scientist at the Center for Blood Research in Boston, focusing on the human immune system. David has also worked at Xerox Adaptive Products, where he was Manager of International Sales and Business Development. He has also helped start two companies, including Winchester International Group and the Hub Investment Group, which continues to invest in startup companies in the New England region. David has degrees from Bowdoin College and the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he received a Master of Science in Management. David sits on the Board of several startup companies, and is Chairman Emeritus of the Angel Capital Association.