David Beebe is a media and marketing executive, creative leader, and producer, whose innovative work has received two Emmy awards. Known as a change-agent, Beebe has a proven track record of building and leading disruptive media businesses, content studios, and creative marketing organizations for media companies, global brands, and startups.
AdWeek named Beebe a Top 10 Marketing Creative and a Branded Content Master for his work in leading global teams responsible for the strategic and creative development of content that wins the hearts, minds, and wallets of next generation consumers.
Currently, Beebe is VP, Global Creative + Content Marketing at Marriott International, where he leads the Marriott Creative Agency, Marriott Content Studio, and M Live (real time marketing). Beebe leads a team of over 120 creative marketers across offices in Washington, DC, London, Hong Kong, and Dubai, and is responsible for global creative and content marketing for Marriott International’s 19 brands. MIPTV named Marriott Brand of the Year based on the creative and content produced by the studio.
A 15-year entertainment industry veteran, Beebe founded the Disney/ABC Television Group Digital Studio, where he led all creative and content development for short-form programming and live programming across digital platforms. He also launched a digital studio with America’s Funniest Home Videos creator Vin Di Bona, produced DVD content for Showtime and led content for DIRECTV.com.
He started his career in the US Coast Guard, where he worked in communications and global military operations.