Creative Director. Designer. Illustrator. Ninja.
David Taylor is the visionary Creative Director and Director of Production at Forbes Books, and oversees each creative project for the organization.
With decades of experience leading teams and executing high-profile projects, David has proven himself to be a driving force in the industry. Before joining Forbes Books, David spent his formative years as a fast-moving designer for newspapers and other periodical publications. He then spent over a decade as the graphics manager for a large multinational technology company, where he honed his skills in managing and inspiring creative teams. Through his work, he discovered a passion for leadership that is rooted in kindness and delivers results.
David is deeply involved in every book that is created at Forbes Books, offering insight, driving exceptional outcomes, and ensuring member success. But what truly sets David apart is his deep empathy and care for his employees and authors he interacts with every day. He goes to great lengths to ensure every interaction is valued, supported, and empowered. By valuing a workplace culture that fosters collaboration, open communication, and a sense of shared purpose, David has a team of highly motivated professionals who are eager to take on any challenge.
Whether he's leading his award-winning team through a complex project or collaborating with clients to bring their vision to life, David Taylor is a creative force to be reckoned with. With his leadership, kindness, and unwavering commitment to excellence, he seeks to offer the best experience and top-notch, best-in-the-business results.
Throughout his career, David has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, including recognition from the American Marketing Association. His creative vision has helped countless authors achieve their goal to stand out as the authority in their industry.
David lives in Charleston, SC with his family, dejectedly cheering on his Chicago Bears through every autumn, gaming, tackling DIY projects, and constantly seeking to locate the best smash burger in town.