David Verklin is the former CEO of Canoe Ventures, LLC, a high-profile joint venture founded by the country's leading cable television operators, enabling the delivery of advanced advertising and television technologies via the unification and integration of cable TV infrastructure in the Unites States. Previously, David was CEO of Aegis Media Americas, helping pioneer the creation of the free-standing media agency business in the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Verklin brought the media agency Carat to North and South America and quickly grew capitalized media billings to approach $7 billion annually. Aegis Group was purchased in 2013 for $4.9 billion, the largest transaction in advertising industry history. David also authored Watch This, Listen Up, Click Here, a manual for understanding the new media landscape. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he serves on the boards of Media Audits International, LLC and the Grace Farms Foundation.