David Scholberg is the founder of KBSD, the international digital intelligence company specialized in Reputation Management and Digital Bodyguarding™. Founded in 2009, with offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and New York City (USA), KBSD is a registered brand in Switzerland and the USA, and Digital Bodyguarding is trademarked since 2014, when the term was coined as a brand name for the leading cyber security and cyber-threat mitigation technologies,used by the company's specialists, as well as by their clients.
Scholberg is Co-Founder of the Digital Future Forum, a non-profit association based in New York and has been key speaker & organiser at multiple events (such as 'Digital Diplomacy' in Washington, DC or 'Mobile Journalism' in NYC and Miami). Scholberg's professional insights are consistently published by leading press & media publications both in Switzerland (LeTemps, Bilan, RTS, Agefi, etc.) and worlwide (Mashable, Vice, Venturebeat, Collision, etc.). He also acts as marketing, communication & online security consultant for a number of companies, including banks, sport & tourism industry and luxury brands. He is a regular speaker and lecturer at Swiss and international schools and universities, such as SAWI, Webster University or Geneva University.
In 2016, he is part of the select ''100 people who make (french-speaking) Switzerland'' - the yearly forum by the Swiss economic magazine l'Hebdo .
He was born in Montreux (Switzerland) and raised on the sides of Lac Leman in the French speaking part of Switzerland where he still resides at this day. He holds a swiss degree in Business & Administration (Economist) and a Master certificate in Internet Marketing (University of San Fransisco), is a qualified snowboard instructor and Swiss mountain sports professional. He is extremely well versed in action, adventure & tribal sports, having worked in the ski & snowboard industry for many years, as well as having been a representative for Salomon Sports and consulted for multiple sports brands. Since 2014, he has been the main marketing and communications consultant for RealFly, the Swiss indoor skydiving windtunnel in Sion . He is a keen skydiver, base-jumper, (mountain-)climber, surfer and diver - to cite a few among other ''extreme sports''[✔].
Digital savvy since playing with DOS command lines on his dad's IBM PC-XT at the age of 6, he enjoys traveling the world, yoga, green smoothies and Cuban cigars - and is quite proud to be one of the first hundred verified profiles on Everipedia[✔].