VP Creative development
Dave is an award-winning kids media veteran.
Most recently he was Content Director at Toca Boca, where he was employee no. 2 for Toca TV, a reimagined video streaming service for kids. Dave led the content team and was responsible for developing the platform’s content strategy, building its 300-hour library, and overseeing the creation of original content. He led the strategy and execution of Toca TV’s licensing deals with more than 100 independent content creators and leading multi-channel networks. Before Toca Boca, Dave was a content creator at Sesame Workshop, where he wrote and designed interactive television (Kinect Sesame Street TV,) helped create Sesame’s first mobile apps (Elmo Calls, Elmo <3 ABCs) and developed a number of other innovative products.
Dave has a keen understanding of kids’ culture and interests and is passionate about creating high-quality video that kids love. He’s shared his expertise and presented on stage at conferences, including keynotes at CES, and engagements at MIPCOM and MIP JR.