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Dave Curtin

Executive Producer, West Coast,
Yessian
Dave Curtin has produced and licensed music and sound design for hundreds of commercials for major advertising agencies and brands all over the world. He is extensively involved in creating, developing, and executing 360-degree multi-faceted, integrated music marketing programs across vertical and digital media platforms and disciplines such as PR, social media, and experiential. Curtin is also a digital and copyright expert and considered a groundbreaker for his exploration in emerging trends in music and sound design.

Curtin has been part of the music and sound business, generating tunes for television and film entertainment, brands and consumer goods, for well over a decade. He brings with him a reputable and extensive background and plans to further develop branding strategies and new music initiatives. He has connected celebrity musical artists to brands including LL Cool J for Gatorade, Kaskade for Budweiser, Diplo for Turkcell, and Donovan Frankenreiter for Hilton Hotels. Besides strategically developing partnerships with brands and ad agencies such as Toyota, JCPenney, Nokia, Bacardi, EA Sports, Crispin Porter Bogusky, Wieden + Kennedy, and TBWA\Chiat\Day, he has also been behind successful projects with Hewlett-Packard for their "Picture Book" digital photography series with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Coors Light for "Rock ON" ads with DraftFCB, and Troy Bilt's "Saturday After Saturday" integrated iTunes and Shazam campaign with agency Marcus Thomas. Curtin also developed a new music initiative with Daphne's, a Mediterranean Restaurant Chain in California. Daphne's and Curtin partnered on a multi-platform music program that discovers and fosters new music talent through several popular, complementary digital and social media channels.

About Yessian
With offices in New York, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Hamburg, Germany, Yessian is a global collective of producers, composers, music supervisors, research creatives and recording artists. With six full-service recording studios and a music licensing and research division called Dragon Licks, Yessian offers a complete source for music, sound design and soundscapes. This powerful combination has allowed Yessian to enlist some of the world's best-known brands in film, television, advertising, gaming and theme parks as clients. www.yessian.com