Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

D.A. Wallach

Partner, Inevitable Ventures; Recording Artist

D.A. Wallach is partner at Inevitable Ventures and a recording artist. He is also a songwriter, investor and essayist who was discovered by Kanye West and Pharrell Williams while an undergraduate at Harvard College. In 2015, he launched Inevitable Ventures, an investment partnership with multibillionaire Ron Burkle that supports radical entrepreneurs in areas ranging from health care to labor. Additionally, Wallach invests in and advises several startup technology companies, including SpaceX, Doctor on Demand, Ripple Labs, DAQRI and Spotify. Forbes selected Wallach as one of its 30 Under 30 and Fast Company named him one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. As half of the group Chester French, Wallach released three full-length albums and has written and performed on records with Janelle Monae, Rick Ross and Diddy. His 2015 solo debut for Capitol Records is "Time Machine." Wallach is one of the most followed artists on Twitter (@dawallach) and frequently publishes essays at and


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