David is the Vice President, Creative and Content Marketing for Marriott International. In this role, David leads the global creative direction and content marketing strategy for Marriott International’s portfolio of brands. David also oversees Marriott International’s Global Creative and Content Studio, which is responsible for the development, production, and distribution of entertainment programming in all formats across all channels.
An Emmy Award-winning executive and producer, David most recently partnered with Phil Rosenthal as an executive producer on “Lucky Bastard” a new travel show set to premiere on PBS. David also partnered with America’s Funniest Home Videos creator Vin Di Bona where he developed original series including “Ultimate Proposal” and “Stunt Nation” on Yahoo.com and digital brands including “Petsami” and “Toddletable” on YouTube.
Prior to that, David was the founding executive and Vice President of 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. In 2011, David was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for leading the digital video group that produced the Emmy Award-winning 83rd Oscars Digital Experience, and in 2008, for product managing the Emmy Award-winning Full Episode Player for ABC.com.
Prior to Disney/ABC, Beebe held multiple leadership positions at DIRECTV, eventually leading content development for DIRECTV.com.
David began his career with the United States Coast Guard, where he held a top-secret clearance and served as a Telecommunications Specialist.