President, Digital (Digital Media, Digital Content Change Agent)
As President, Digital at FOX, David Wertheimer is responsible for the network’s strategies, operations and ventures in digital entertainment content and emerging media platforms. Having founded his first company at 15, worked for Steve Jobs for 5+ years, and become the first President of the Digital Entertainment division at Paramount Pictures, David has consistently helped drive the media, entertainment and technology industries in creating the multi-platform future of television. Today, David’s group at FOX builds and operates digital platforms including online viewing apps, websites, digital network incubation and social network audience engagement related to FOX’s entertainment properties.
David Wertheimer is an entertainment and technology leader/executive with experience running new and existing businesses in start-up and publicly traded organizations. David’s strengths stem from his deep technical background combined with widespread experience in management and operations. As as a result, he has been an executive and/or trusted advisor to several media companies and major studios and an award-winning thought-leader and keynote speaker on the subject of content distribution trends and futures.
Before FOX, David served in executive positions in entertainment companies and technology strategy/product organizations, including the Entertainment Technology Center at USC, the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, iBlast, Inc., WireBreak Entertainment, and Oracle.