Dave Maney is an unusual combination of serial entrepreneur and economic journalist. He is the Executive Chairman & Co-Founder of Deke Digital and is also a regular contributor at both The Daily Beast and Fox Business News. He focuses on how our information-soaked society is driving changes in the economy, our politics, and the news media business.
Maney began his career at the San Francisco Chronicle Publishing Company as Assistant to the President of the Newspaper Division. He also was a business reporter, covering stories for the Chronicle and at its other owned newspapers, the Bloomington Pantagraph and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. His first newspaper experience stretches all the way back to his hometown Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, where he was a record and concert reviewer while in college.
Before founding Deke Digital, Maney was co-founder and Chairman of Headwaters MB, a Denver-based merchant and investment bank, and before that, founder & CEO of Worldbridge Broadband Services Inc., a broadband telecommunication technology services firm that merged in 2000 with a larger public telecom company.
He is a member of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of WPO and from 1998 – 2013 was a member of the Colorado Chapter of YPO. He served for three years as YPO International’s Education Chairman and was a member of the organization’s Board of Directors.
He is a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and the State University Of New York.