David StrausPurpose & Power

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David Straus is an accomplished CEO and social entrepreneur. After selling his first company to Amazon, he established and led the L.A. office of IMDb. In 2013, he co-founded Critical Mass Studios. Their clients include Sony Pictures, Comcast, Amazon, and AT&T. A sought-after coach, strategist and speaker specializing in corporate innovation and leadership, Straus also invests and advises entrepreneurs on raising capital and building customer and shareholder value. Straus holds an MFA from UCLA and is a Fulbright scholar. Living in California with his wife and two sons, Straus relishes writing and discussing the unknowns of the universe.