Chief of Stuff
As MediaLink’s Chief of Stuff, David Silverstein works closely with Chairman and CEO Michael Kassan and partners with teams across the organization, focusing on all industry groups served by the company, including media, marketing, entertainment, advertising, and technology.
David concentrates primarily on strategic operations, business development, client engagement, and any company-wide “stuff” in between. He works with a variety of clients from Fortune 500 marketers and large-scale media and entertainment companies to emerging media and technology organizations.
Before joining MediaLink, David worked as GM and SVP of Defy Media’s SMOSH brands, the largest-owned and operated digital comedy brand. In that role, David oversaw the organization’s strategic planning, business operations, and brand strategy. Before that, he worked across disciplines leading content strategy and business development projects. Prior to his career in digital media, David was based in Washington, D.C. at the center of political conversation where he served as a Press Secretary to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and prior to that worked as a public affairs and communications strategist.
David graduated cum laude with a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and received his MBA at NYU Stern School of Business.