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David Shing

Former Digital Prophet, Verizon Media

David “Shingy” Shing, is an Australian futurist, speaker, creative director, strategic digital consultant, and entrepreneur.

Known for his performative persona and bold and polarising moniker, “the digital prophet”, Shingy is a multidimensional creative who specialises in advising clients about inventive and effective approaches to optimising brand value within the digital landscape.

He is passionate about educating big brands about the unique opportunities afforded by emerging digital, social and mobile technologies.

As digital prophet for AOL and then Verizon Media, David Shing worked across both North American and international territories to identify new opportunities for the business, actively change brand perception and assist in building the external profile of the company across the globe. He left the company in 2019 to pursue his own projects.