Speaker Profile

David Hayes
Head of CANVAS / Tumblr

David Hayes is Head of CANVAS, Tumblr’s creative think tank for brands and agencies.

Prior to joining Tumblr, David worked as Vice President of Digital Marketing at Lionsgate, where he was responsible for ideating and executing innovative digital marketing campaigns such as the universally praised social media campaign for The Hunger Games.

David is also a mentor at Start Engine, a rapid accelerator for L.A.-based technology startups. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the USC Lucas School of Film, where he focused on media theory, and an M.B.A. from the USC Marshall School of Business, where he focused on entrepreneurship.