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David Purdy is Chief Revenue Officer of Stingray Digital Group, a leading multi-platform music and video services provider. Based in Toronto and Montreal, David's role is to oversee and grow all aspects of Stingray's revenue operations, while also establishing new revenue streams.
Previously, David held the role of Chief International Growth Officer at Vice Media, where he worked extensively on the launch and worldwide expansion of the VICELAND TV channel, including a much-publicized deal with SBS in Australia. In addition, Mr. Purdy worked on mobile partnerships and expanded the distribution of VICE content on next-generation platforms, such as HULU. He has also held various senior roles over a 15-year career at Rogers Communications – most recently as Senior Vice President of Content and Video Product Management, where he oversaw content strategy for Rogers cable, broadband and wireless services, focusing on how content can drive differentiation for the company.
David has an extensive background in the TV industry, and has helped launch several Canadian specialty channels throughout his career, including Sportsnet, OLN, Discovery Channel Canada, and The Comedy Network. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Stingray Digital Group Inc.
David combines a passion for content with a grasp of technology to forge a keen understanding of how the media business will be impacted by current and future technological innovations.