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David Friedman is one of the world’s leading experts and authorities on the global ultra affluent and high-net worth market.  Mr. Friedman is a noted conference speaker on best practices for engagement of the ultra wealthy and his opinions on a broad range of wealth topics have been featured across such publications as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, Investment News, Barron’s, Forbes and The Telegraph.  He has also been a frequent contributor around wealth topics on a variety of news programs such as CNBC, BBC, FOX, CNN and Bloomberg.

Mr. Friedman is a pioneer in the wealth data space having Co-Founded Wealth-X, the world’s first and currently only global wealth data and intelligence platform serving the top global brands in luxury, financial services and non-profit organizations.  Mr. Friedman and his co-founder Mykolas Rambus successfully sold a majority stake of Wealth-X to Insight Venture Partners, an $10B private equity fund based in New York City.

Mr. Friedman has a Masters Degree in Philosophical Theology and Ethics from Yale Divinity School where his thesis focused on the role of religious arguments in public debate.  Mr. Friedman did his undergraduate work in political philosophy at Wheaton College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science.

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Before launching WealthQuotient Mr. Gonzales served as Managing Director and Head of Sales at Wealth-X and worked with the top global brands in luxury, financial services, non-profit and higher education.

Mr. Gonzales emerged as one of the world’s leading experts on ultra high net worth engagement as he helped implement proactive and systematic strategies for organizations across these different industry sectors. He is a trusted and sought after strategist and has spoken at countless conferences on how to better understand and engage this elusive audience.

Prior to working with Wealth-X, Mr. Gonzales was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Endurance Advisory Group, a full service Wealth Management firm that specialized in working with Professional Athletes as well as High and Ultra High Net Worth individuals. Before his work at Endurance, Mr. Gonzales spent 10 years in the Non Profit sector giving leadership to an organization that provided mentoring and counseling to inner city kids in NYC as well as consulting nonprofit and faith based organizations globally.

Mr. Gonzales has a Degree from Wheaton College just outside Chicago where he played football and ran track. He grew up in Orlando, Florida and is an avid traveler, a die-hard Miami Dolphins fan and actively involved in his church.

Serving as the foundation and springboard for launching WealthQuotient, Mr. Friedman was most recently the co-founder and former president of Wealth-X, the world’s first and only global wealth data and intelligence platform serving the top global brands in luxury, financial services and non-profit organizations. Mr. Friedman and his co-founder Mykolas Rambus successfully sold a majority share of Wealth-X to Insight Venture Partners, an $8B private equity fund based in New York City.

Mr. Friedman is also the Co-Founder of LifeChain, a technology and Multi-Family Office platform that is revolutionizing the way families of substantial wealth understand and monitor their risk across their total Life Balance Sheet.

As the Co-Founder of Wealth-X, Mr. Friedman has emerged as one of the world’s leading experts on the global ultra affluent market and his opinions on a broad range of topics involving the ultra-wealthy have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, Investment News, CNBC and The Telegraph and he has had frequent appearances on various news programs including the BBC, FOX, CNN and Bloomberg.

Prior to co-founding Wealth-X, Mr. Friedman spent several years as Managing Director at CB Richard Ellis advising global Fortune 500 companies on their location strategies as well as sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America on real estate development projects related to economic growth strategies. His client portfolio included the Saudi Royal Family, Kuwait Finance House, the Government of Puerto Rico as well as the Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Mr. Friedman started his career at Oxford Analytica, the world’s leading geopolitical analysis firm founded by Dr. David Young, former special assistant to Kissinger in the Nixon White House. Mr. Friedman also currently serves on their Advisory Board.

Mr. Friedman has a Masters Degree in Philosophical Theology and Ethics from Yale Divinity School where he did his thesis on the role of religious arguments in public debate and did his undergraduate work in political philosophy with a Political Science degree from Wheaton College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Before launching WealthQuotient Mr. Gonzales served as Managing Director and Head of Sales at Wealth-X and worked with the top global brands in luxury, financial services, non-profit and higher education.

Mr. Gonzales emerged as one of the world’s leading experts on ultra high net worth engagement as he helped implement proactive and systematic strategies for organizations across these different industry sectors. He is a trusted and sought after strategist and has spoken at countless conferences on how to better understand and engage this elusive audience.

Prior to working with Wealth-X, Mr. Gonzales was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Endurance Advisory Group, a full service Wealth Management firm that specialized in working with Professional Athletes as well as High and Ultra High Net Worth individuals. Before his work at Endurance, Mr. Gonzales spent 10 years in the Non Profit sector giving leadership to an organization that provided mentoring and counseling to inner city kids in NYC as well as consulting nonprofit and faith based organizations globally.

Mr. Gonzales has a Degree from Wheaton College just outside Chicago where he played football and ran track. He grew up in Orlando, Florida and is an avid traveler, a die-hard Miami Dolphins fan and actively involved in his church.

Mr. Kirby serves as VP of WealthQuotient, primarily managing their learning platform and digital tools. 

Prior to WealthQuotient, Mr. Kirby has been a serial entrepreneur, most recently selling a e-commerce company which he founded in college in 2010. Mr. Kirby was also the Co-Founder of a legal consulting firm based out of Orlando, FL which was sold in 2012, and is the Co-Founder of a Non Profit organization in Central Florida that has helped to develop over 2,300 children, youth and adults with varying intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mr. Kirby brings expertise in a broad array of fields to WealthQuotient and has a passion for solving complex problems. He is regularly sought after to consult with startups and has helped dozens of organizations bring ideas to reality, manage growth, and develop short and long-term plans. 

Mr. Kirby has his MBA from Samford University as well as undergraduate degrees in Finance and Accounting, graduating Cum Laude. He was also a division 1 All-American track athlete in college and grew up in Orlando, Fl.