Dave Clark

Head of Astronaut Relations at Virgin Galactic, Senior Adviser to the CEO at Uber & Head of Strategic Development at KittyHawk

Director of Strategic Development at Kitty Hawk, Dave Clark previously served as Head of External Affairs and Senior Advisor to the CEO at UBER.

Dave Clark now works with the world’s greatest entrepreneurs to help them achieve their moonshot ideas. He started his career building Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline, with Sir Richard Branson. As Head of Astronaut Relations, he recruited more than 700 people to be among the first space tourists. After investing in the seed round of Uber, Dave was asked to join the company by Travis Kalanick in 2013. As Senior Advisor to the CEO and Head of External Affairs, Dave focused on expanding the company into 63 counties around the world. He left Uber in 2017 to join Larry Page and Sebastian Thrun in their work on eVTOL company Kittyhawk. He led the Strategic Development of the flying car company where their mission is to free the world from traffic. Dave now invests and advises startups such at Virgin Hyperloop One and America’s Cup hopefuls Stars and Stripes.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Dave earned a Guinness world record for completing the London marathon tied to 35 other runners while dressed as a giant caterpillar. He also tried, and failed, to kite board from England to France.

Graduating from Bowdoin College in 2000 with a BA, Psychology Dave also attended the University of Edinburgh from 2002-2003.

To book Dave Clark as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Dave is known to cover the following topics:

  • Future of Transportation
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Disruption
  • Business growth & Career Growth
  • Moonshots
  • Risk
  • Surviving Crashes
  • New Frontiers
  • Visionaries
  • Space trips & Flying cars
  • Sales