David Langstaff has moderated values-based leadership seminars for The Aspen Institute since 1998. Since 2018, he assumed responsibilities at the Aspen Institute as Executive Vice President of the Leadership Division where he oversees Executive Leadership Seminars; the Aspen Global Leadership Network and its network of global fellowships; Weave: The Social Fabric; and the Office of Curriculum and Moderators.
He is a senior moderator in the Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN), chairs The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program Advisory Board, and is an Executive Fellow at the Higher Ambition Leadership Alliance, a community of global CEOs, executives and companies dedicated to redefining a new standard for business leadership, financial success and social impact by leading in a purpose- and values-driven way.
In the nonprofit arena, Langstaff serves as director of The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and the Pestalozzi US Children’s Charity, Inc., which focuses on educating disadvantaged children in Asia and Africa. In addition, he served for many years on the Board of Directors of The Potomac School, in McLean, VA.
Langstaff served as a visiting professor at EDHEC, one of France and Europe’s leading business schools, where he taught in the Executive MBA program on values-based leadership. David also served on the Dean’s Advisory Board at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.