Dave is committed to making the world more awesome. He’s a creative leader, entrepreneur and mentor who believes in good design, kindness and inclusivity. His passion swirls around the intersection of creativity, technology and human experiences, which has led to innovative solutions for clients such as Delta Air Lines, Whole Foods, Samsung, Unilever, Google, TED and Madison Square Garden. Before joining Amazon, Dave was principal creative director at Microsoft, where he led a multidisciplinary team building future experiences on new platforms and devices. After shipping Remix3D.com in 2016, Dave worked on computer vision and mixed reality solutions that will redefine the way we tell stories, capture memories, share inspiration, and compose ideas. His positive outlook and creative leadership pulls from racking up experiences at successful startups, agencies, high-tech brands, being an entrepreneur and truly caring about people.
Dave’s an investor in The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club and inspires the creative community through his blog Holiday Matinee. He’s the author of I Swear to Good You are God at This and co-founder of independent record label, Better Looking Records. Online @holidaymatinee, you can find Dave spreading positivity under the motto, “Love your work. Work your love.”
Dave was born in Queens, NY but now drinks iced-chai lattes in Seattle with his wife, Kate and son, Wilco.