David Schreff is Founder/CEO of Bedare Sports & Entertainment, a Connecticut based global sports, social/mobile media, entertainment, marketing tech, smart wearables, consumer products licensing and content design firm. Bedare guides clients, investors and partners through social/mobile media distribution, marketing tech placement, venue marketing, optimizing corporate sponsorship revenue and developing patent and other IP licensing platforms. Bedare expertise also includes monetizing water quality remediation services, renewable energy tech products, extended shelf life food package technology, and anti-microbial safety technology).
He is an expert in monetizing new technologies across omnichannel platforms.
He served in senior executive and Board director roles at iconic industry media, sports and entertainment leaders, including the National Basketball Association (President, Marketing and Media), Marvel Entertainment (President & COO, Board Director), and USA Volleyball, an NGB within the United States Olympic movement (Chairman, Board of Directors). David also served in senior marketing management roles at Walt Disney Television and Viacom (Showtime Networks).
He has been an active industry speaker, an investor in early stage media/tech companies, and a college sports/media professor.
David is the author of two published business books about the growth of global media and entertainment technologies. He serves as an expert witness to law firms involved in media, sports and entertainment litigation cases. He invests widely in mobile marketing and digital asset rights management.
David earned a B.A. at Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. at the University of Connecticut. He was a long term member of Young President's Organization (YPO).