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DAVID KATZ

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
ThePostGame.com

David Katz is the Founder and CEO of ThePostGame, the leading digital sports content agency, specializing in branded content, video storytelling, social media marketing, data-driven insights and digital distribution for Leagues, Teams and Advertisers. Current partners include the NBA, IOC, PGA, IMG, USA Today Sports, NY Jets and many others. Prior to his entrepreneurial venture, Katz ran Yahoo! Sports, Movies, TV, and launched the original content division Y! Studios. As Head of Yahoo! Sports, Katz increased revenue 8x in 2 years and led the division to the #1 traffic ranking for the first time in history, beating ESPN. Katz also created and executive produced the first-ever live fantasy football show, nominated for a Sports Emmy Award. Before Yahoo!, Katz spent 8 years at CBS Television, working directly for Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. At CBS, Katz ran the Strategic Planning and Interactive Ventures divisions, managing the television network’s business strategy as well as having operating control over the high-growth digital and mobile divisions. Katz put the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament online for the first time and helped launch the award-winning reality shows Survivor, Big Brother and Amazing Race with cutting-edge digital content companions. Katz started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, working on strategy for Fortune 100 companies. Katz earned his Master’s Degree from Cambridge University with First Class Honours and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business where he finished top in his class earning the “Dean’s Award of Excellence.” Katz also played on the University of Pennsylvania’s basketball team.