Strategist, analyst, author, speaker, connector — David Kleeman has led the children’s media industry in developing sustainable, child-friendly practices for more than 35 years. He began this work as president of the American Center for Children and Media and is now SVP, Global Trends for Dubit, a strategy/research consultancy and digital studio.
When David began, “children’s media” meant television. Today, he is passionate about, kids’ limitless possibilities for entertainment, engagement, play and learning. For all these new options, though, children’s developmental path and needs remain constant.
David is advisory board chair to the international children’s TV festival PRIX JEUNESSE and on the Board of the 2021 World Summit on Media for Children in Dublin, Ireland. He’s also on Boards for the National Association for Media Literacy Education and the Children’s Media Association.
David travels worldwide seeking best practices in children’s entertainment and learning.