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David Reitman

David Reitman has over 20 years of experience within the Internet & Technology space supporting or working for Media, Entertainment, Video Game & Enterprise companies as a Senior Executive leading globally distributed teams focused on driving revenue, securing strategic partnerships, and content for distribution.

David is currently the VP, Global Head Digital Commerce for hybris software and provides Board Advisory support to VC-backed startups as it relates to developing and executing their Commercial Offering, Business Development & Strategy and Investment. David provides Board Advisory support to Tangentix and Greenman Gaming.

David supported Digital River in a Business Development & Strategy/M&A capacity providing leadership for Strategic Alliances, Direct & Indirect Revenue Opportunities, Product Development, and M&A as it relates to their Global SaaS Cloud Commerce and Payments platform. Prior, David was the VP of Business Development at Gaikai, that built and launched their initial Product Offering, as well as, led the Team that worked with all of the Video Game Publishers & Developers, Consumer Electronics companies, MSOs & Carriers, Digital Distribution Providers (i.e. Valve/Steam, Digital River, IGN/Direct to Drive, and Amazon) and launched Affiliate Marketing Strategy by placing Gaikai technology on affiliate websites in a CPA strategy..

Prior to Gaikai, David was an Executive Leader with Equinix / Switch and Data and AT&T, leading vertically focused Teams with cross-functional members of sales, product and engineering executives that supported Media & Entertainment companies with technology solutions to support Massively Multiplayer and Social Games, Cloud Infrastructure, Digital Distribution of Media (i.e. Music, Film, Gaming & Software), Streaming Services, Content Distribution Networks and eCommerce.

An instrumental figure within the Digital Media & Online Gaming industry, as the Executive Leader whose Teams supported the following Platforms: Disney/ABC, Facebook, Amazon, CBS, CNET, EA (Ultimate Online & Origin), Napster, Netflix, DirecTV, Wikipedia, Microsoft, Google, Real Networks, Blizzard Entertainment (World of WarCraft & BattleNet), Sony (PlayStation Network, EverQuest, EverQuest II, StarWars Galaxies, PlanetSide, & Vanguard), Turbine (Asheron’s Call), Microsoft & Microsoft Game Studios (Xbox 360 Live platform), Codemasters, Konami, Onlive Game Services, Gaikai and Big Fish Games.

Additionally, David was a committee team member with the Project Nigel JV, as the AT&T representative. This JV focused on establishing the standards for the Industry to use when distributing music and the technical methodologies needed to support the distribution of content and underlying digital rights management technology in order to distribute protected copyright content. This JV’s members included AT&T, BMG & Universal Music and resulted in creating the standards all subsequent music digital distribution platforms adhere by today.

Prior to joining AT&T, David led CERFnet & EarthLink’s Sales Teams supporting Internet Technology Solutions. Before joining the Internet industry, David was an Executive within the Music Business. He led an artist management firm for over 8 years managing artists on Warner Brothers, Elektra and Sony.

Additionally, David is a regular conference speaker/panelist at the video game & digital media conferences throughout the world for topics that include: Best Practices of MMOG deployments, Cloud Video Game Technologies, Digital Distribution of Games, Content in the Cloud to name a few.

Recent Milestones

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    David Reitman added a position as VP, Global Head Digital Commerce at hybris. (8/1/13)
    Posted 8/17/13 at 7:36am
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    David Reitman — Tangentix (3/24/13)
    Posted 3/24/13 at 3:17pm via venturebeat.com
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    David Reitman added a position as Board Advisor at Green Man Gaming. (1/1/13)
    Posted 11/25/13 at 11:06am
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    David Reitman added a position as Board Advisor at Tangentix. (6/1/12)
    Posted 11/25/13 at 11:06am
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    David Reitman added a position as Business Development & Strategy/M&A at Digital River. (9/1/11)
    Posted 12/20/12 at 12:03pm
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    David Reitman added a position as Principal at David Reitman Consulting, LLC. (3/14/11)
    Posted 11/25/13 at 11:06am
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    David Reitman — Job Spotlight Lecturer in Programming for the Computer Games and Entertainment Industries Lecturer in Programming for the Computer Games and Entertainment Industries £40,474 to £46,475 pa incl (pro rata) UK - South East More Jobs Crytek Break (8/5/10)
    Posted 8/8/10 at 8:34pm via develop-online.net
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    David Reitman — Gaikai Appoints Internet Entertainment Expert, David Reitman, to head Business Development (8/5/10)
    Posted 3/29/11 at 3:59pm via gamasutra.com
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    David Reitman added a position as VP Business Development at Gaikai. (8/1/10)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:20am
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    David Reitman added a position as Board Member at Digital Media Wire. (4/14/10)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:20am
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    David Reitman — Digital Media Wire today announced that David Reitman, VP, Content and Entertainment Practice, Switch and Data, has joined eight other senior industry leaders, representing an impressive mix of entertainment and technology executives and entrepreneurs, on (4/13/10)
    Posted 4/14/10 at 3:43pm via prnewswire.com
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    David Reitman added a position as VP Content & Entertainment Practice at Equinix. (3/1/10)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:20am
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    David Reitman added a position as VP Content & Entertainment Practice at Switch and Data. (10/1/07)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:20am
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    David Reitman added a position as Director Emerging Technology Services/Practice Director Online Game Services at AT&T. (10/1/98)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:21am
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    David Reitman — The Freewheelers (1/1/94)
    Posted 4/22/11 at 9:48am via wikipedia.org
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    David Reitman added a position as Artist Manager at David Reitman Presents. (2/1/86)
    Posted 5/23/13 at 8:21am

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    Digital Media Wire Announces Addition of Internet Entertainment Expert David Reitman to Advisory Board (prnewswire.com) [edit]
    develop-online.net [edit]
    Gaikai Appoints Internet Entertainment Expert, David Reitman, to head Business Development (gamasutra.com) [edit]
    Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org) [edit]
    VentureBeat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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