David Beard

CEO

Challenger Corporation

David Beard

David Beard is CEO of Challenger Corporation, a 30 year old online medical education company.

David has spent most of his life starting and running small technology companies - from the introduction of the microprocessor, to the Internet, to whatever places that AI and spatial computing take us next. He has ten years in finance and brokerages, eight years in contract programming and network sales, and twenty years in online medical education.

David is currently involved in the next big steps in education: immersive environments; simulation training; and the combinations of AI, bandwidth, and extended reality that will revolutionize classroom models and bring about ubiquitous competency-based education.