David Pakman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1984, and immigrated to the United States with his family at age 5, learning English as a second language, living in Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Communication from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Economics and Entrepreneurship from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. David Pakman started The David Pakman Show as a once-ever-other-week community radio show on WXOJ in 2005. Since, the program has been nationally syndicated on radio and expanded to television, where it also boasts national syndication, nightly broadcast on DirecTV and DISH Network through Free Speech TV, and a hugely popular podcast and YouTube channel, the latter with 250,000 subscribers and 160 million views. In his free time, David enjoys reading fiction and nonfiction, travel, athletics, hiking, swimming, and playing the drums.