David Geanacopoulos is Senior Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Public Policy of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Mr. Geanacopoulos joined Volkswagen in 2003. Prior to being named to his current position, he served as Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and General Counsel. Before joining Volkswagen of America, Mr. Geanacopoulos was a Partner in the firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld in Washington, DC. He served as a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Edward P. Boland (D-MA) from 1977 to 1983. Mr. Geanacopoulos serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for National Policy and of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. He is a member of the Advisory Board of VSA Arts, Inc., an affiliate of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He received a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) from Harvard University in 1977 and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983.