DtM Welcomes Two New Members to Our Board of Directors!

We are excited to announce that David Privitera and Hannah Commoss have joined the DtM Board of Directors. They bring a wealth of industry experience in the design and business fields that will help DtM effectively advance our work in social impact design. Thank you both for joining our team!

David Privitera, a founding member of IDEO’s Boston office, has served in a range of roles including designer, project leader, location director and partner. He brings more than 30 years of design experience in business equipment, consumer products, transportation, health care, networking, and telecommunications to the job. His current focus is on building an energized team that applies innovative thought to a broad range of projects.

During his career, David has taken dozens of products to market, handling everything from detailed part design to leading international project teams. He has deep experience working with clients and suppliers in Europe and Asia, particularly Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, and England.

Prior to joining IDEO, David spent 12 years at Wang Laboratories, where he served as a principal mechanical engineer for various product development groups. He has a mechanical engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He holds several U.S. patents and various forms of industry recognition and publications. 
In his free time, David collects, restores, and rides motorcycles.


Hannah is responsible for building and managing marketable securities portfolios. She has 15 years of institutional investment management and financial analysis experience. Prior to joining Spruceview Capital Partners, she was the Deputy CIO, Public Markets and Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Massachusetts Pension Reserve Investment Management (PRIM) Board. She oversaw the public markets investment program, which at the time was approximately $35 billion, and implemented a $4.2 billion direct hedge fund program. Before that, she was at HarbourVest Partners.

Hannah holds a B.A. in Economics from Northeastern University and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University. She is on the Advisory Board of The Greater Boston Food Bank and co-chairs their Kitchen Cabinet, she is a sustaining member and past president of the Junior League of Boston, a member of The Vincent Club, and a wish granter for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.