David Kleeman

SVP, Global Trends


Strategist, analyst, author and speaker — for a quarter-century, David Kleeman has led the children’s media industry in developing sustainable, kid-friendly solutions. Since May 2013, he has been building unique global thought leadership initiatives as Senior Vice President of Insights Programs and PlayVangelist for PlayCollective, a research, strategy and development company.

From 1988-2013, Kleeman was President of the American Center for Children and Media, promoting the exchange of ideas, expertise and information as a means for building quality. Kleeman remains advisory board chair to the international children’s TV festival (Prix Jeunesse) and a Governor of the Television Academy. He was a 2013 Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, and serves on the Board of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). In 2014, he received the “Pioneer” Award from Kids @ Play Interactive. He blogs for The Huffington Post and Kidscreen.

Speaking at: The Great Migration to Mobile