David H. Langstaff

David H. Langstaff

Executive Vice President, Leadership Division

David H. Langstaff is a global business and community leader with extensive experience as Chief Executive Officer and Director of advanced technology and professional services companies.

David H. Langstaff serves as Executive Vice President for the Leadership Division of the Aspen Institute, having served in an interim capacity from March 2018 through October 2019.  The Leadership Division houses the Aspen Global Leadership Network, Executive Leadership and Justice & Society Seminars, Youth Leadership Programs, the Office of Curriculum and Moderators, and Weave: The Social Fabric Project.  David has been actively involved with the Aspen Institute for over twenty years as a moderator of values-based leadership seminars and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Business and Society Policy Program.

David currently is a director of Premier, Inc (NASDAQ: PINC) where he serves on the Audit, Nominations and Governance, and other committees.  He serves as Chairman of the board of Idemia-National Security Solutions and is a Director of Boston Dynamics. David is a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and a Director of the Wolf Trap Foundation.  In 2009, David was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of TASC, Inc., and later served as President and Chief Executive Officer until 2013.  Previously, he was Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Veridian Corporation, which he took public in 2002 (NYSE:  VNX).  David served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer of predecessor companies of Veridian since 1984.  David also has served in executive positions and as a director of other private and public companies, and as a Special Advisor to General Atlantic, LLC.  David served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Hitachi Foundation, was a member of the Defense Business Board, and has served on the boards of a number of community, arts, and educational institutions.

David performs from time to time as a baroque soloist with amateur and professional orchestras and was Executive Producer of the Emmy and Grammy-nominated, eight-episode PBS television special on the history of recorded music called Soundbreaking, with Sir George Martin. He earned a B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He resides on a farm in Comus, MD with his wife of more than forty years.

Additional information may be found at: www.davidlangstaff.com.