A 20 year veteran of TV and interactive entertainment, Dave is responsible for program distribution and corporate operations for Program Partners, Inc., a developer-distributor of high quality television entertainment, based in Venice, CA. His role within the organization also includes expanding the reach and revenue potential of the company’s programs and brands through the various channels of the new media.
Previously, Dave was vice president of broadband operations for the digital music and e-commerce company ARTISTdirect, where he also served as executive in charge of production for the firm’s popular “Fan Conference” series, sponsored by AT&T. In the early '90s, Dave co-founded CityInteractive, the profitable new media division of CHUM Television (parent company of Citytv and MuchMusic in Toronto Canada), where he produced live interactive television programs sponsored by Apple Computer, Intel, Motorola and Microsoft.
Dave is a published writer and certified project management professional (PMP). He is also chair of the Marketing & Sales Specific Interest Group within PMI (The Project Management Institute). In addition, Dave serves on the advisory board for ad:tech, a leading digital marketing conference, as well as the Pacific Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the awareness of global issues through the power of media. He currently lives with his wife and two children in Santa Monica, CA
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