TEDxBoston 2010

Dave McLaughlin

Connector Experiments

How Boston is the first city in the world to drive economic growth through crowd-sourcing.



Dave McLaughlin isĀ  the founding Executive Director of Boston World Partnerships, a pioneering non-profit that created a crowd-sourcing model for growing the Greater Boston economy. His interests and expertise are focused on crafting and delivering compelling narratives.

Previously, Dave served as Director of Marketing at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston’s planning & economic development agency. Also Dave has worked as a filmmaker and playwright. Most recently, he wrote and directed the award-winning feature film “On Broadway,” which starred Joey McIntyre, Eliza Dushku, Will Arnett, and Amy Poehler.

Dave is a member of the boards of Boston World Partnerships and The Irish Film Festival of Boston. He and his wife Beth (McNamara) have two sons and a dog named Fenway.