Introducing nextMEDIA 2015’s First Keynote Speaker: David Hayes of Tumblr

nextMEDIA is proud to announce David Hayes, Head of Creative Strategy at Tumblr, will be presenting a special keynote at the event. David oversees emerging initiatives at the intersection of creative, content and strategy. He also founded and heads up Canvas, Tumblr’s creative think tank for brands and agencies.

Prior to joining Tumblr, David worked as Vice President of Digital Marketing at Lionsgate, where he was responsible for ideating and executing innovative digital marketing campaigns such as the universally praised social media campaign for The Hunger Games.

David is also a mentor at Start Engine, a rapid accelerator for LA-based technology startups. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the USC Lucas School of Film, where he focused on media theory, and an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business, where he focused on entrepreneurship.

Back and bigger than ever, nextMEDIA 2015 is charged and ready to infuse the marketplace with a burst of innovation and inspiring dialogue on the future of digital content. The event caters annually to the who’s who of the digital content community, attracting forward-thinking producers, content publishers, and marketers, with a focus on connecting creators to leading decision makers in the media industry.