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January 01, 2012

David Kleeman, Children's Programming

Strategist, analyst, author and speaker — for over a quarter-century, David Kleeman has led the children’s media industry in developing sustainable, kid-friendly practices. Kleeman is Senior Vice President of Global Trends for Dubit, a strategy/research consultancy and digital studio based in Leeds, England.

As a thought leader and connector, Kleeman loves exploring big questions about the future of children’s play, learning and media use. He also enjoys creating playful events where people from media, education, research and child development create and collaborate. He began this work as long-time President of the American Center for Children and Media.

In addition to the Television Academy Board, Kleeman is advisory board chair to the international children's TV festival PRIX JEUNESSE and a board member of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. He was a 2013 Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center and 2014 “Pioneer” Award recipient from Kids @ Play Interactive.

Kleeman travels worldwide seeking best practices in children’s and family media, technology and products. He has spoken on six continents and writes extensively for trade and general press.

Strategist, analyst, author and speaker — for over a quarter-century, David Kleeman has led the children’s media industry in developing sustainable, kid-friendly practices. Kleeman is Senior Vice President of Global Trends for Dubit, a strategy/research consultancy and digital studio based in Leeds, England.

As a thought leader and connector, Kleeman loves exploring big questions about the future of children’s play, learning and media use. He also enjoys creating playful events where people from media, education, research and child development create and collaborate. He began this work as long-time President of the American Center for Children and Media.

In addition to the Television Academy Board, Kleeman is advisory board chair to the international children's TV festival PRIX JEUNESSE and a board member of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. He was a 2013 Senior Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center and 2014 “Pioneer” Award recipient from Kids @ Play Interactive.

Kleeman travels worldwide seeking best practices in children’s and family media, technology and products. He has spoken on six continents and writes extensively for trade and general press.

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