David Vance is the Executive Director of CTR, a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation and implementation of standards for human capital reporting. As president of Manage Learning LLC, he consults with organizations on their learning strategies including alignment, measurement, governance, and creation of the business case for learning. David is the former president of Catepillar University, which he founded in 2001. He was also the chief economist and head of the Business Intelligence Group at Caterpillar, with responsibility for economic outlooks, sales forecasts, market research, competitive analysis, and business information systems. David was named Chief Learning Officer of the Year (2006) by CLO magazine. He is a frequent speaker at learning conferences and meetings, conducts workshops on managing the learning function, teaches at Bellevue Univeristy and the University of Southern Mississippi and is a published author on the subject of human capital.