David Friedberg

David Friedberg

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David Friedberg is a well-known South Africa-born American businessman and financial specialist. David Friedberg is best known for working for google and as the current CEO of “The Production Board”.

Early Life and Childhood

David Friedberg was born in the year 1981, somewhere in South Africa. He later shifted to the United States of America. With this, he is currently 41 years old and is South African-American by nationality. Likewise, he follows Christianity whereas his birth sign is not available.

Moving on to his family members, he has never shared any details regarding his parents. He might be a private person who doesn’t want to reveal his personal information. However, as he is a successful businessman, he might be grown up in a supportive and well family. In terms of his educational status, he did his graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Astrophysics.

Professional Life and Career

From 2004 through 2006, David worked at Google in his professional life. He started The ClimateCorporation and served as its CEO after leaving Google. Monsanto purchased the company in 2013. In addition to his current position, he has worked at Google for numerous years in Corporate Development and Product. He is also the founder and current Chairman of Metromile, a leading digital auto insurance provider. Weatherill was started in 2006 by David and Siraj Khaliq, two former Google workers. It began as a small firm dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in managing and adapting to climate change.

Ski resorts, huge event venues, and farmers can all benefit from the company’s weather insurance. It began focussing solely on agriculture in 2010 when it launched the Total Weather Insurance Product for maize and soybeans in the fall of that year. On October 11, 2011, Weatherill changed their name to The Climate Corporation.

In June 2013, the Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture permitted the Climate Corporation to administer federal crop insurance plans for the 2014 crop year. In October 2013, Monsanto announced its intention to buy the company for $1.1 billion. Similarly, in November 2013, the business released Climate Basic and Climate Pro, a set of data science-based advising tools for farmers aimed at assisting them in making the best decisions possible.

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Caption: David-CEO of Monsanto (source: Flickr)

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Moving on, he previously worked for a small private equity business, where he invested in technological companies. He also worked at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a mathematical coder. Moreover, he is currently the Chairman of Metromile, which offers the United States’ sole pay-per-mile auto insurance program.

David has been investing in agricultural, food supply, and genomics start-ups. He founded The Production Board in 2017 to assist in the development and funding of new businesses. Allen & Co. Alphabet, Baillie Gifford, and BlackRock were among the investors who contributed $300 million to TPB. TPB is his company’s founder and CEO.

Net Worth

David is a multi-talented person and has earned a handsome amount of wealth from his career. However, he personally hasn’t shared his exact net worth with the media. Though, as for the online resources, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million US dollars. From his hard work, he is living a lavish lifestyle today. His main source of income is surely his business career.

Relationship Status

Regarding his personal life, David is currently in a married relationship with his wife, Allison Broude Friedberg. Yet, there are no details about their marriage date and how they met. However, they are enjoying each other’s company without any disturbances and the bond is going stronger. Besides, his sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.

David Friedberg

Caption: David with his wife (source: Drew Altizer Photography)

Body Measurements and Social Media

Enhancing his body measurements, David is a good-looking man. He has attracted many people towards him with his glowing face and charming smile. Talking of his height and weight, he is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters tall and weighs around 68 kg or 150 pounds. Likewise, he has an average body type. However, his actual body measurements including his chest size, waist size, hip size, etc are currently unavailable. In addition, he has dark brown hair and a pair of light brown eyes.

When it comes to his social media handles, he is only available on Twitter. He joined Twitter in September 2008 under the username @friedberg and has gained more than 114.2k followers to date.