David Banks, IRC
SendGrid

David Banks is a long-time communications practitioner, having spent more than 25 years in a combination of IR and corporate communications roles, including serving as IRO at four publicly traded companies. He currently is Vice President of IR for SendGrid, a digital communications platform that enables businesses to engage with their customers via email. Prior to SendGrid, Banks led IR for DigitalGlobe, Inc., a provider of earth imagery and analysis. Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, he was Vice President of IR at Fiserv, Inc. in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He led IR and corporate communications activities for First Data Corp. from 2000 to 2005 and spent 13 years with US WEST in both IR and corporate communications. He received his Investor Relations Charter (IRC) certification in 2016. He has been a NIRI member since 1996, including serving two terms as President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of NIRI (2014-2016), and is currently a member of NIRI’s IRC Exam Development Committee. David holds a degree in journalism from the University of Northern Colorado and is a Colorado native. He is a crossword puzzle aficionado, runner, and musician.