Dave is chief creative officer at Cinesite, overseeing all creative aspects of the company's output, as well as cultivating new talent to work on a wide slate of releases.
Prior to joining Cinesite, Dave was at Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment since its inception. He oversaw talent acquisition and story teams across all aspects of the company's features, shorts, games, marketing and rides for Despicable Me 1-3, Minions, Lorax, Secret Life of Pets and Sing. Their films rank among the most successful in animation history.
Dave received his Masters from the American Film Institute.