David Hirschmann is executive vice president at the U.S. Chamber and is a member of the Management Committee that helps shape the organization’s strategic direction and programs. He is also president and CEO of three of the U.S. Chamber’s major initiatives: Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC), Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC), and Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_Tec). As president and CEO of CCMC, Hirschmann leads the U.S. Chamber’s initiative dedicated to promoting a modern and effective regulatory structure that fosters robust and diverse sources of capital, investment, liquidity, and risk management for the business community. Hirschmann joined the U.S. Chamber in 1992 to lead the U.S. Chamber’s Latin American Affairs team. In that role, he also served as executive vice president of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA) and of the U.S. Section of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council. From 1998 to 2007, he was executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Hirschmann was raised in Guatemala and is a graduate of Duke University.