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David Nabwangu

founder & CEO, AI- Spark

David Nabwangu is an experienced data scientist and the CEO of AI-Spark.

He was formerly head of Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) research for a leading international rating agency, where he helped start and build a global CMBS ratings business and team. David co-authored ratings methodologies led research teams that did statistical analysis and developed quantitative credit risk models that continue to be used across Europe, Canada and the United States.

David has spent most of his career at the intersection of finance and technology. He was active in the CMBS sector prior to the Great Recession and throughout the subsequent recovery, affording him a close look at the financial crisis and first-hand experience of the changing regulatory landscape. He has published studies in leading industry publications that examine the relationships and trends in commercial real estate, CMBS and technology.

David received his MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, and MBI from Erasmus University in the Netherlands, and his Certificate of Machine Learning from Stanford University.

He is an active editorial board member and regular contributor to Commercial Real Estate Finance World Journal.