David Greenbaum

Managing Director, Edelman Digital Chicago


David Greenbaum is Managing Director of Edelman Digital Chicago, driving digitally-integrated creative and business solutions for all Chicago-based clients including BUSH’S Beans, Butterball, PNC, American Optometric Association, Hologic, and Legacy.com. David has over 15 years of digital experience across a variety of industries, including retail, restaurant, CPG, financial, travel, and entertainment.

Prior to joining Edelman, David spent seven years at Havas Worldwide as Director of Digital and Managing Director, driving growth across a significant portfolio including Citi, Cracker Barrel, Pearle Vision, Sears Holdings, Disney, Sony, Valspar, Sprint, AARP, Potbelly, and Michelob. Prior to Havas, David worked at Tribal DDB leading relationships with LensCrafters, Nine West, and Morton Salt.

David’s professional experience extends far beyond the agency realm. He provided strategic direction for the hotel vertical at Orbitz and was VP of Client Operations at Sportvision, where he directed strategic planning and managed all interactive client relationships. David earned his M.B.A. from Northwestern University (Kellogg), and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

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With Social Media Still Dominating the Conversation, Why Does it Feel like 2005 Again?

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

Hosted by Edelman Chicago

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