David Austin has over 28 years of extensive product and corporate development experience in bringing a multitude of amazing products to consumer markets as well as identifying, acquiring and integrating a wealth of intellectual property, products and teams.
Prior to coming to Turner to help shape the future of media he was a Senior Director at Apple Inc for two stints totaling over 17 years. During his time there, David delivered a broad swath of consumer products working extensively with Senior Executive Management (including working directly with the late Steve Jobs on the original Keynote and iWork products).
In between stints at Apple he co-founded a startup and worked for a boutique venture capital firm. Since leaving Apple in 2009 he has had the privilege of being an investor, advisor, and board member to many angel and venture-backed startups.
David has a BS in Math and Computer Science and holds three patents.