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David Michel Davies

dmdWhat’s hot right now?

Local coffee roasters. We recently gifted Blue Bottle “Small Lot” Coffee to friends of The Webby Awards in Tokyo during our Webby Talks tour visit and it was very well received. Everyone can appreciate quality coffee.

What was the most fashionable thing you last bought?

A vintage 1950′s tie clip. Waiting for the perfect event to wear it — perhaps the 17th Annual Webbys?

What destination are you most looking forward to traveling to right now?

Just returned from an amazing trip to Tokyo, but now I’m looking forward to heading back to the West Coast to spend time with my family.

What’s on your style wish list?

Big fan of Acne — their jeans, khakis, anything from them is always at the top of list.

What’s on heavy rotation in your wardrobe currently?

More Acne pants! Can never have to many.

David-Michel Davies is the Executive Director of The Webby Awards and Co-Founder of Internet Week NY and Netted by the Webbys.
Getting his start as a junior staffer 13 years ago, DMD stood side-stage at the 3rd Annual Webbys as he watched Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning accept the award for Best Music Experience. Today he leads the organization from their office in New York City’s Flatiron District. Call for entries for the 17th Annual Webby Awards is now open at
Dubbed “a master of things that are a little bit of a joke and a little bit serious” by The New York Times, DMD has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, and Good Morning America to discuss Internet trends and news, and has also lectured audiences at a diverse mix of conferences and companies including Intel, IDEO and the Institute for the Future.
He lives with his wife Stella and son Louis in Brooklyn, NY.



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