VIDEO/TV/MOVIES: NICHE OTT SERVICES: FORMULAS FOR SUCCESS
February 06, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
GM, SVP of Channels, pocket.watch
As GM/SVP of Channels for pocket.watch, David is charged with winning fans and growing franchises on OTT and social video platforms. With twenty-five years at the frontiers of digital media, David was previously part of Maker Studios' senior leadership where he led the esteemed talent team and engineered marquee content initiatives. Prior highlights include serving as Chief Content and Technology Strategist for Endemol Beyond USA, co-founding venture-backed Take180 which was acquired by The Walt Disney Company, leading digital teams while at Disney, and developing a patented technology that powered fan-driven initiatives for franchises such as Star Trek and Toy Story and earned the honor of Interactive Emmy Award finalist for The L Word. An early digital entrepreneur, in 1996 David founded a digital-first entertainment studio where he developed the world’s first major animated web series and licensed it to Showtime Networks.