David Breashears is the Executive Director and Founder of GlacierWorks. Since 1979, Breashears has combined his skills in mountaineering and photography to become an acclaimed adventure filmmaker, leading over forty expeditions to the Himalayan region and working on dozens of documentary film projects. David has produced and photographed films for the PBS series NOVA and FRONTLINE, and for National Geographic Television, the BBC, ABC, NBC, and Universal Pictures. He was Producer, Director, and Expedition Leader of the IMAX film “Everest”, the most successful large-format film of all time. He is the recipient of numerous awards for achievement in filmmaking, including four Emmy awards. David has reached the summit of Mount Everest five times.