About Dave

Dave Cool (yes, that’s his real name) is the Director of Artist & Industry Outreach at Bandzoogle. Built for musicians by musicians, Bandzoogle makes it easy to build a beautiful mobile-friendly website, and sell music, merch & tickets commission-free. 

Dave has spoken at dozens of music conferences including SXSW, Canadian Music Week, SF MusicTech, and ASCAP EXPO. He has also been interviewed by The Economist, Newsweek International, CNN.com, and the Financial Post for his insights on the music industry.

In 2006, he directed and produced the documentary film "What is INDIE? A look into the World of Independent Musicians". Distributed by the National Film Board of Canada, it featured several leading experts in the music industry including the founders of CD Baby and Sonicbids.

He’s a recovering punk rock drummer, folkie, comedy nerd, wine snob, and loves to connect on Twitter. Follow him at @dave_cool