David Schreiber received his Ph.D. in the faculty of Marketing and Business Strategy from the University of Westminster in the U.K. His research investigated the influences upon strategic decision-making practices within music industry micro-enterprises in the U.S. He continues to present his work internationally and has lectured on the strategy and the symbolic power that influences the music industry field. In addition to his work on decision-making, he is currently studying the role of strategic sexual performance in the music industry and its influence on firm culture and behavior. He is also working on two textbooks: Managing Organizations in the Creative Economy: Organizational Behavior for the Cultural Sector through Routledge Publishing in the UK and Principles and Practice of the Global Music Business through Kendall Hunt Publishing.
In addition to his work, David is an Associate Editor of the MEIEA Journal, a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) and the Music and Entertainment Industry Educator’s Association (MEIEA).
Prior to his time in academia, David began his career as an independent musician and teacher before moving into a Regional Sales Manager at Schmitt Music. He later took positions as a Marketing and Business Development Manager for Shiny Penny Productions, in the licensing and royalty department of Miami Records, as Business Development Manager at Pivot Entertainment and managed artist Dean Fields.