REPRESENTATIVE Interviews and Presentations

Innovation in the Small: “Learnings from Consumer and Retail” - NetElixirs 9th Annual XExperience Rethinking Innovation

September 29, 2022

The Four Pillars of a Winning Go-To-Market Plan - BBDSummit2020

March 30, 2020

The Playbook of DTC - Connecting The Dots NetElixirs

June 10, 2021

Rising Trends in China’s Growing Retail Market - Global Business CGTN

December 12, 2017

The Branding And Direct-To-Consumer Revolution - OMR Festival 2019

October 10, 2019

Luxury Brands Going E-Commerce - Global Business CGTN

August 9, 2017

Location Is (Still) Everything: Why the Real World Matters for E-Commerce - YALE Customer Insights Conference

May 20, 2015

Media Kit

David Bell is widely regarded as the guru of the direct-to-consumer startup movement. The former Ivy League professor developed the first digital marketing and ecommerce course at The Wharton School, where he guided and invested in early DTC pioneers now worth billions. The award-winning researcher, bestselling author, global keynote speaker and active investor has served on the editorial boards and published research in all of the major marketing journals, in addition to consumer magazines like Forbes, Fortune and Inc. When speaking with companies like Google, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Alibaba and Haier, David excels at sharing advanced ideas in relatable ways that connect with audiences at any level, from would-be entrepreneurs to successful CEOs. This makes him an in-demand speaker and media guest to discuss topics like ecommerce, consumer and retail innovation, consumer behavior and omnichannel integration.


Whole new industries are being born in a matter of years, valued at billions and billions of dollars, while others that have been around for centuries are going by the wayside. The choice is clear: We either skill-up and move ahead to succeed or we fall by the wayside.

David Bell