David Jones has over 20 years of experience in marketing, business development, and product and business strategy.
David joined Shazam Entertainment in April 2010 and is responsible for consumer marketing, including driving customer acquisition, engagement, activity and retention through a wide variety of programs and initiatives. David is based in Shazam's Palo Alto, CA office.
Previously, David was Vice President of Global Marketing at Friendster where he was a key member of the executive team that re-started Friendster in 2006, built it into the largest social network in Asia and a top 10 website of any kind globally in 2008, and successfully sold it to a large Asian conglomerate in late 2009.
He has also held several marketing and general management positions at eBay Inc, including serving as the director of eBay's U.S. media and entertainment businesses (including music), and roles focused on scaling the number of active members of the eBay community.
David was previously the Vice President of Business Development at Blue Wireless and an associate partner at the management and technology consulting firm of Arthur D. Little.
David holds a B.A. from Stanford University in Quantitative Economics with Honors & Distinction, 1990.
VP, Global Marketing
Apr 1, 2010 - Dec 31, 2013
Founder & CTO
Jul 31, 2005
2003 - Jan, 2006
1995 - Jan, 2000
VP of Business Development
2002 - Jan, 2000
1991 - Jan, 1995