Business Manager at Apple Inc.
- Greater Nashville Area
- Computer Hardware
David Bach's Overview
- Business Manager at Apple Inc.
- VP, Business Development at Brainwave Studios
- VP of Strategic Marketing at Stonegate Creative Group
- VP/GM at Weston Entertainment
- VP of A&R at Provident Music / Reunion Records (Sony/BMG)
- VP of A&R and Creative at Forefront Records / EMI-CMG (EMI)
- Creative Director at Pamplin Communications
- Founder at Guardian Music
- Owner at Bach Design
- Graphic Designer at Pacific Volt Information Systems
- Warehouseman/Product Coordinator at Mitsubishi Consumer Electronics
- Manager at Fullerton Music
- Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV)
- La Sierra University
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David Bach's Summary
Computer technology specialist with extensive experience in business development, branding, client relations, marketing strategy, digital media production, creative direction, sales and product development. Strengths in all visual communication mediums and team/project management.
Business Development • Client Relations • Strategic Planning • Creative Direction • Branding & Identity • Team Building & Leadership • Product Design • Budgeting & Forecasting • Copywriting • Project Management • Music & Video Production • Infrastructure Development • Change Management • Product Development • Organizational Design • Product Positioning • New Media Production • E-Commerce • Internet Strategy • Competitive Market Analysis • Contract Negotiations
David Bach's Experience
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AAPL; Consumer Electronics industry
February 2010 – Present (3 years 5 months)
VP, Business Development
January 2008 – February 2010 (2 years 2 months)
Brainwave Studios, LLC is a multimedia production company based in Nashville, TN--with a distinct focus on the development of virtual worlds and social games.
Brainwave's flagship product is a music-based virtual world for kids called Franktown Rocks, which launched in May 2008. - franktownrocks.com
VP of Strategic Marketing
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry
2006 – 2008 (2 years)
A boutique advertising agency providing expertise and experienced consultation to primarily non-profit clients in the areas of:
• Brand development and strategy
• Creative Direction: Web, Print, Presentation, Video Production
• Strategic marketing, including marketing plan & sales strategy development.
2003 – 2006 (3 years)
Organized a 3-tiered music organization with a staff of eight that executed turnkey music and video production, standardized label operations and negotiated proprietary distribution channels. Branded three label imprints and an extensive roster of proprietary and distributed artists. Conceived and executed successful campaigns for strategic partnerships and venture capital fundraising.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Music industry
2002 – 2003 (1 year)
Consolidated and re-trained an A&R department that scouted and developed new artists, and effectively forged improved relationships with existing artist roster. Demonstrably enhanced all branding initiatives, including artist photography, product packaging and music video. Achieved Gold (500,000 units) and/or Platinum (1,000,000) status on 4 projects.
VP of A&R and Creative
Forefront Records / EMI-CMG (EMI)
1997 – 2002 (5 years)
Built and managed two departments that acquired and developed artists/concept product and oversaw all visual imaging, including artist photography, product packaging/collateral and music video. Managed relationships of a diverse roster of artists who generated sales of over 5,000,000 units. Awarded a "Grammy" as both Executive Producer and Songwriter.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry
1995 – 1997 (2 years)
Singlehandedly oversaw all artist imaging, photography, product packaging, music video and creation of all sales/marketing materials. Produced and designed artwork for 80 album releases, while also simultaneously serving in an A&R capacity for label imprint, Organic Records.
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David Bach's Education
Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV)
1981 – 1982
La Sierra University
1979 – 1981
David Bach's Additional Information
Books, Movies, Biking, Skateboarding, The ocean, Coaching youth sports, Guitars (especially basses), Apple and all things Mac
- Groups and Associations:
National Youth Sports Coaches Association
- Honors and Awards:
Grammy Award: 2002 - Executive Producer, Songwriter.
Awarded U.S. Patent 5,893,455 for compact disc packaging invention.
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