As CEO of Music Intelligence Solutions, Inc., a global digital media company, Meredith aims to democratize the music industry with the launch of uPlaya. The New York Times Magazine previously included uPlaya’s patented Hit Song ScienceTM technology in its annual “Year in Ideas: Bright Notions, Bold Inventions” issue and the Harvard Business School profiled the company in a full case study that remains popular at top universities around the world.
Prior to joining Music Intelligence Solutions, Meredith held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager at VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN). He successfully grew revenues and profits while managing the VeriSign Wireless Commerce Division, which served more than 150 communication, media and entertainment customers globally and included the Center of Excellence for Mobile Commerce.
Mr. Meredith also worked at $3B+ international technology leader CGI (formerly CGI-AMS) as Global Vice President of Solutions for the Communications, Media and Entertainment industry sectors where he successfully managed three solution lines across multiple countries. Prior to joining CGI-AMS, Mr. Meredith held various management roles at diversified financial services and marketing leader Capital One during its spin-out into a stand-alone company and the ensuing period of rapid growth in customers and revenues.
As a thought leader in the Communications, Media and Entertainment Industries, David Meredith provides insights and analysis for leading media outlets. Meredith has been quoted by Business Week, USA Today, the Washington Post, SmartMoney.com and the South Magazine, among others. His byline articles have been published in CIO Magazine Online, America’s Network and Wireless Week. Meredith has spoken about industry topics on the “Nightly Business Report” for PBS, the First City Club CEO Lecture Series, and at the Yankee Group’s Wireless Leadership Summit. In 2008, Mr. Meredith was recognized as one of the “Top 40 under 40 - Best and Brightest leaders” by Georgia Trend magazine, and in 2006 he was named one of the “Top 40 under 40 - Business Leaders” by The Business Report and Journal.
Mr. Meredith currently serves as Vice-Chair for the University of Virginia (UVA) Board for the Information Technology Masters program. He has also served on the Boards for the globally acclaimed Savannah International Music Festival as well as the Coastal Business, Education and Technology Alliance (CBETA).
Mr. Meredith earned a Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia and graduated with honors from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Finance.