CIO Symposium Contributor


David Verrill, SM ‘87

Executive Director

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Symposium Roles

Innovation Showcase Team Member 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Speaker/Panel Team Member 2013, 2014, 2015
CIO Award Judge 2012, 2013, 2014


David is the Executive Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business at the Sloan School. David’s professional career began as a research scientist at the Center for Blood Research in Boston focusing on the MHC of genetically engineered mice. After receiving his master's degree from Sloan in 1987, he spent a decade at MIT helping industry connect with the Institute. In 1996 he joined Xerox as Manager of International Sales and Business Development for the Adaptive Products Division before it was sold. In 1998 David joined third party marketing firm Winchester International Group as Managing Director. In 2000 Winchester helped found the Hub Angels, an early stage investment group in Boston. David sits on the board of several early stage companies in the Boston area, and is Chairman of the Angel Capital Association. David was educated at Bowdoin College and the MIT Sloan School of Management.