David Hoffman is Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of The Conference Board China Center for Economics & Business. In this role he is responsible for The Conference Board thought leadership, programming, and engagement in China and throughout Asia. He leads numerous research projects and outreach activities, oversees a team of researchers in China and New York, and coordinates a network of local and global advisors, research peers, and scholars who engage in or contribute to China Center research programs.
Prior to joining The Conference board, Hoffman led the Technology-InfoComms-Entertainment Advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in China for 21 years. Hoffman has spent 30 years as a resident analyst and business practitioner in China, and as a thought leader, strategy advisor, and top management consultant on a wide range of China and Asia business issues.
He is a lifelong student of contemporary Chinese political science and economics and a graduate of UC San Diego.