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David Friedman

Vice President, Finance & Operations

As Vice President of Finance & Operations, David oversees the development and execution of Panorama’s finance, operations and Workplace Experience team. He is responsible for enabling the organization with the right financial and operational data to build infrastructure and systems, implement new tools and resources, and optimize decision making at all levels. Additionally, he is focused on facilitating Panorama to attract highly qualified talent and supporting employees and partners to deliver their best work while continuing to build Panorama’s collaborative and adaptive culture.

Prior to joining Panorama, David served as CFO of Water.org, an international development nonprofit that empowers people with access to safe water and sanitation through affordable financing. He also has over 20 years of experience working in automotive industry management across the U.S. and Asia, serving as global CFO of Mazda Motor Corporation and earlier holding CFO positions within Ford Motor Company.

David graduated with an MBA from the University of Chicago and earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Georgetown University.

When not deeply immersed in work-related challenges, he enjoys puttering in the garden and reading biographies.

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