Passionate about the intersection of technology, culture, and business, David-Michel Davies has overseen a period of major growth for The Webby Awards since becoming executive director in 2005. The "Oscars of the Internet" lead international honors for Web sites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile content. The 2007 Webby Awards received 8,000 entries from 60 countries. The sold-out ceremonies featured David Bowie, eBay's CEO, Founders of YouTube, Beastie Boys, Jessica Rose and “Ask a Ninja”. Davies' analysis of internet culture, news, and trends make him a trusted source for media outlets worldwide including Good Morning America and Variety.