Partner and Chief Operating Officer
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With twenty years of digital transformation, leadership and strategy experience, working with some of the worlds best known brands, David has held global leadership positions at multiple independent and holding-company-owned digital, integrated and creative agencies, with P&L management experience up to $350m.
He is currently Partner and Chief Operating Officer at BSSP. Most recently as Managing Partner of MCD Partners he led corporate strategy and the eventual sale to the M&C Saatchi Group. Prior to that he was CEO North America and Worldwide Head of Digital for J Walter Thompson. Before that he was Global CEO of Omnicom owned agency.com where he spent 8 years.
David is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a Webby judge and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has held board positions at the 4A’s, the Ad Council and the AEF.
In addition to published articles and TV appearances, he is a regular conference speaker on themes such as the future of social media, digital transformation and brands in a digital world.
David was born and raised in UK and has lived and worked in London, Amsterdam and New York. He currently resides in California with his partner Michelle and young son Luca.