Professor David Riemer has been at Haas School of Business since 2008. He is the executive-in-residence and a guest lecturer on marketing, entrepreneurship, product development and product marketing, new media, and innovation. He also serves as an undergraduate and graduate student mentor for career planning, business plan feedback, and marketing counsel.
He is a former ad agency president and internet marketing executive who now works with entrepreneurs, artists and students to focus their ideas. He created Box Out Industries to work with organizations and Spiral Staircase to collaborate with artists. Riemer is also a frequent speaker on storytelling and innovation. He was president of JWT West and VP of marketing at Yahoo!. Riemer serves on the board of the American Conservatory Theater and the Destiny Arts Center. He serves as a consultant to Splashtop (DeviceVM), Timebridge, Rixty, GreenPangia, and Red Awning.