David Spark is a veteran tech journalist and founder of Spark Media Solutions, a brand journalism firm that helps its clients be seen as leading voices in their field through brand-quality media production. The company has worked with clients such as Dice, Microsoft, Yammer, IGT, Sprint, Alcatel-Lucent, Tripwire, Riverbed, Zoho, and Indycar Racing.
Since 1996, Spark and his articles have appeared in more than 40 media outlets including eWEEK, Wired News, PCWorld, ABC Radio, John C. Dvorak’s “Cranky Geeks,” KQED’s “This Week in Northern California,” and TechTV (formerly ZDTV).
In addition to traditional media, Spark spent ten years working in advertising at various agencies, the last being Publicist Dialog where he launched the company’s new media division. Spark also squandered more than a dozen years working as a touring stand up comedian, a San Francisco tour guide, and comedy writer for The Second City in Chicago.
Today, Spark blogs regularly on the Spark Minute and is a regular contributor for Mashable, Socialmedia.biz, and Technologizer.