David Herrick

Global / Leadership / Chief Program Officer
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David has spent much of his career building and accelerating high growth businesses and leading dynamic teams, while driving strategic change within global blue-chip brands, mid-stage fintech startups and small entrepreneurial fast-growing companies.

As the Chief Program Officer, David leads the teams running industry-agnostic early-stage accelerators in Boston, Texas, and Rhode Island and the later-stage FinTech and HealthTech vertical programs. 

Prior to MassChallenge, David spent many years at American Express and over half of his tenure, leading two of the company’s business lines across Europe.  Following American Express, David helped Barclays with their early innovation agenda and was the driving force behind the Barclaycard Digital Marketplace in the UK. 

Upon returning to Boston, David joined Flywire, a fintech leader in high value international payments and MassChallenge 2010 alum, helping to build, execute, and lead their healthcare vertical. Most recently, as CEO for Moneycorp US, David integrated the recently acquired US business for the UK-based payments company and set it on a course for sustained and accelerated growth.   

David has a BA in Art History from Vassar College and an MBA from New York University.
 

Mission

MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.