David is an industry icon and veteran with over 14 years of experience in executive recruiting within the interactive advertising, media, marketing and promotional sales personal business. His decades of digital media experience, deep understanding of the overall digital ecosystem of sale, marketing, operations and overall business organizational structure provides David a with a unique and powerful perspective helping identify talented, proven candidates and working for clients across the digital landscape. He has been awarded with both Hall of Fame and Enthusiasm awards for his lifetime of dedication and service to the industry by industry associations; sfBIG and iMedia.
Prior to starting a recruiting business in 2006, David spent years working his way up the traditional and digital media ladder in both sales and management. His sales and management career experience offers a personal in-depth knowledge of ad agency processes and effective and successful sales organizations. David has an unrivaled ability to provide top talent business needs to gain an edge in this fiercely competitive marketplace.
A California native, David started his business career in the Los Angeles music industry, working for Janus and Polydor and Kenetic Productions, managing Al Stewart and Shot In The Dark, then moving to San Francisco in 1981 in the radio Industry in sales and management. In 1994 David worked in the Sales Promotion business, handing Nintendo at Flair Communications then moved into Integrated Media which led to him joining Softbank Interactive Media in the mid-90s as Internet Strategies Director. After multiple successful stints in early stage digital companies such as Snap.com/NBCi, About.com, Tribal Fusion and Right Media in the late 90s into early 2000’s, David started i2i Placement, a Human Capital company in 2006 and has never looked back.