Dave Sackman

Executive Chairman

Dave serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Material. As former CEO of LRW (now Material), Dave helped the company grow from a $5MM local market research provider into an internationally renowned customer insights and strategy consultancy working in more than 40 countries.  

 Dave is Chairman of AppliedVR®, the leading medical virtual reality company helping to solve America’s opioid crisis. Dave also advises emerging entrepreneurs at USC’s Marshall School of Business, plays an advisory role to the UCLA Dean of Social Sciences, and is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Dave, who has a Bachelor’s in Anthropology from UCLA, lives in Los Angeles.