David is an entrepreneur with expertise in mobile and social media.
David has deep expertise in the business of emerging media such as mobile online video and social networks. In 2005, David launched You Are TV, a pioneering online video site targeted towards independent filmmakers and content creators. David was also founder of You Are Media, Inc., an agency that builds mobile and social media applications, and helps companies effectively market in emerging media such as mobile, social networks, online video, and gaming.
Since 2003 David has been in the Mobile Content space. As the first employee at Thumbplay, David was a member of the launch team for the leading direct-to-consumer, Mobile subscription service. Prior to Thumbplay, David worked for mobile start-up Flycell, one of the very first mobile content providers in the US. There he helped manage web programming while heading up content acquisition negotiating and executing Flycell's first ringtone licensing deals. Before entering the digital content space, David honed his sales skill at IT media powerhouse TechTarget.
|Nov 7, 2014||Venture Beat - Mobile app developers: Here's an API for user acquisition|
|Aug 22, 2014||Venture Beat - Decisive launches to make mobile ads cheap, transparent, and real-time (for the little guy)|
|Apr 22, 2014||Xconomy - Decisive, Born From Texting.ly, Brings Real-Time Info to Mobile Ads|
|May 23, 2011||TechCrunch - Textingly Adds Live Chat And Twilio Hosting To Beef Up Realtime Customer Interaction|
|May 24, 2010||TechCrunch - Textingly Lets Companies Manage Their Text Messaging Efforts|
|Aug 2, 2009||Venture Beat - SocialCord creates payment platform for Twitter; now what will people pay for?|
|Jan 26, 2007||Fast Company - The NY Video 2.0 Group|