David Kyne is the CEO of Evoke KYNE, a health communications and public relations agency dedicated to helping improve and save lives. David started KYNE in 2009 with the goal of connecting public and private organizations to help address unmet health needs, believing that targeted, strategic and creative communications can be a powerful health intervention. Now as Evoke KYNE, David leads a rapidly growing team that works with biopharmaceutical; philanthropic foundations; public health bodies; UN agencies and NGOs. David has more than 20 years of communications experience leading large agency practices, working across the healthcare landscape from biopharmaceutical to non-profit organizations. Under David’s strategic direction, Evoke KYNE has earned multiple industry awards including Holmes Global Healthcare Agency of the Year, PRWeek’s Boutique Agency of the Year, Holmes EMEA Health Agency of the Year, PR News Top Places to Work and PRWeek Global Campaign of the Year for United Against Malaria. In 2018, the Holmes Report named David to its EMEA Innovator 25 list. David also serves on the Board of hemophilia charity Save-One-Life, advises the CDC Foundation Corporate Roundtable and is an experienced speaker trainer, having prepared spokespeople from across Evoke KYNE’s client portfolio. Prior to founding the company, David led the New York Healthcare practice at the global public relations firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies.