DAVID U.K., CEO
A 30-year media veteran, David U.K. is the founder and CEO of several digital media companies including Wired Carbon and Cue Digital Media (sold in 2020). Wired Carbon is one of the 9 Global exclusive resellers for Google’s GAM 360 tech stack; providing Ad ops, Tech and Digital Consulting services to Media Publishers and web properties in North America.
Prior, David was the Global Managing Director of Heavy.com. He was responsible for doubling its audience and tripling its Canadian revenue. David has produced and sold 3 TV shows to Alliance Atlantis Television.
In 2005, David launched Standard Interactive (a Digital Network for Canada’s largest private broadcast company Standard Broadcasting), which was acquired by Astral Media for 1.3 billion.
David’s professional activities include: CEO of Wired Carbon, Digital Day Camp, Pros & Content, ArtistHQ, Liquid Story. Also, Professional Speaker, Advisory Board Member – Zone Tail Mobile, RIFF, and Executive Producer of several films.
Internationally David has worked with a number of prominent media companies: Tagger Media, Heavy.com in Europe, APAC and Canada; Promenade, UGO Networks, Shift Multimedia in New York and Time Warner in Asia.
NAPOLEON TORRES, COO
With the full spectrum of digital advertising experience, from conception, and design to development, Napoleon Torres is a 10-year veteran of the digital media industry. He started his career as a front-end developer and online trafficker or Ogilvy and Mather. Napolean gained over five years’ experience supporting major international Ogilvy and Mather clients, including American Express, IBM and Cogeco.
Moving to Olivemedia in 2007, Napoleon migrated their core technology stack without a break in direct revenue. Managing relationships over 25 premium, internationally-recognised publishers, Napoleon cemented his reputation in the online industry.
To Further bolster his technology experience, Napoleon joined the Rogers digital team, spearheading their migration of over 300 publishers, while internally supporting all departments of the digital team. Being heavily involved in the evolution of the Rogers properties, including the relaunch of Chatelain.com, CityTV and Sportsnet, Napoleon is able to take a step back to take a broader macro-perspective in the business and interconnections of each department – a skillset difficult to find in the digital advertising operations industry.