David Gardner, Co-Founder and Chief Rule Breaker, The Motley Fool
David Gardner is the Co-Founder and Chief Rule Breaker at The Motley Fool. David co-founded “The Fool” with his brother, Tom, in 1993. The company’s mission is to help the world invest better by focusing on long-term investments in world-class businesses. With an unyielding focus on workplace culture and employee engagement, The Motley Fool was named the #1 Medium-Sized Company to Work For by Glassdoor.com in 2014 and 2015.
As Chief Rule Breaker, David wears many hats including innovator, stock picker, author, and lecturer. Prior to founding The Motley Fool, David graduated as a Morehead Scholar from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1988. He is a recipient of UNC’s prestigious “Distinguished Young Alumni Award” and served on the Individual Investor Advisory Committee of the New York Stock Exchange for 15 years. Among his many accomplishments at The Motley Fool, David is perhaps most proud of his conception and development of Motley Fool CAPS, a stock-picking platform that builds community intelligence around all stock traded nationwide.
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