Dave Drever on Business Rockstars
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski interviews Dave Drever, a social entrepreneur who is currently building a global faith and family values media brand.
At the age of 23, Dave Drever started his career in the entertainment industry as EVP of C4 Pictures, an independent film production company responsible for generating over $350M of box office and ancillary revenue worldwide. Under Drever’s management, Xonger, Inc., a multi-platform division of C4 Pictures received global acclimation for the #1 viral video of 2007. Within a few years Drever would be recruited by a boutique venture firm out of Washington D.C. and became the Chief New Media Officer of Tantao News Network and China Animation Partners responsible for distributing film and television content from CCTV, Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai Media Group and China Film Promotion International to a global audience.
Most recently, Drever has co-founded Impact Shift Media, an enterprise focused on celebrity/brand driven daily one minute features for radio, TV, web, mobile and outdoor. Additionally, with a passion for social entrepreneurship and faith based entertainment, Drever is building a global faith and family values media brand that he believes will the first commercial solution to the highly under served Christian media market.
Drever’s unique business, marketing and production know how combined with top level relationships have landed him C-Level consulting opportunities with multi-national organizations, governments, and various celebrities on financing, packaging, production, marketing and distribution efforts.