David Beebe, Emmy, Cannes Lions, and James Beard Award Winning Producer, Brand Storyteller and Founder/CEO, Storified Hospitality
Declared by AdWeek as a “Branded Content Master Who Makes it OK to Love Marketing,” Beebe is one of the entertainment and marketing industries most influential brand storytellers, content marketers, and speakers about content marketing and brand storytelling.
Beebe was the first ever VP, Global Creative and Content Marketing at Marriott Intl., where he led a global team of over 120 people responsible for content marketing for 30 brands.
He created the Marriott Content Studio, Marriott Traveler, and “M Live” – the Real Time Marketing Command Center, which won Gold and Silver Creative Data Lions at Cannes.
He was EP of over fifty original productions including webisodes, documentaries, and brand films, including the award-winning Two Bellmen One, Two, and Three, Business Unusual, and French Kiss.
In 2017, Ad Age named Beebe to their “40 under 40 Forward Thinkers in Marketing,” list and in 2016, AdWeek recognized him as one of their “100 Top Creatives in Marketing.”
Prior to Marriott, Beebe partnered with producers Bruce Gersh & Vin Di Bona to produce “Ultimate Proposal,” “Ultimate Surprises,” and “Stunt Nation” for Yahoo.com
Beebe spent seven years at Disney/ABC, as VP, Digital Content Studio, where he led a team of over 60 creatives responsible for producing digital series, live shows and served as EP on webisodes for Ugly Better, Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Cougar Town, and Scrubs.
Beebe was honored by the TV Academy with the Emmy for outstanding creative achievement in interactive media for producing the 83rd Oscars Digital Experience.
As an EP for Showtime, Beebe produced DVD Bonus Features and worked at DIRECTV as a marketing copywriter for DIRECTV.com and on-air producer.
A military veteran, Beebe started his career in the US Coast Guard, serving as a Communications Specialist, where he held a Top-Secret Clearance and served in multiple posts.
Today, Beebe partners with brands to produce branded content, develop content marketing strategies, launch content studios and is a keynote speaker about brand storytelling and content marketing.