David Chitayat has held the position of Chief Executive Officer and principal at Genimex since 2001. With over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and product design, David is directly involved in the development and production of new products in Asia, many of which he holds more than 20 personal patents on. Under his leadership, one of these products received the Red Dot Award for design.
David is also a co-founder and owner of a number of consumer products brands, including Full Circle, Soma Water, and Mila. These brands are distributed internationally through offices in China and New York City.
On a personal front, David has a multicultural background. A New Zealand citizen, born and raised in Taiwan, he lived in the US for a number of years while studying as an undergrad. Later, David pursued his MBA in Hong Kong under the Kellogg program. David has lived in Shanghai with his family for over a decade, where Genimex is based. He is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.