Co-Founder and CEO, We Are Mighty
David Gale has been an executive and award-winning producer in the entertainment business for over 20 years. In his previous role as Executive Vice President of MTVX, Gale oversees a new cross media group that re-shapes the way MTV incubates, develops and produces content that goes beyond conventional TV and digital form.
In his previous role as Executive Vice President of New Media at MTV, Gale helmed the development and production of original content for new media platforms. Prior to starting MTV New Media, Gale launched and was Executive Vice President of MTV Films where he oversaw the release of 26 successful films, grossed more than a billion dollars in box office and opened seven movies to #1 in their opening weekends, including Blades of Glory, Jackass The Movie and Jackass Number 2, Save The Last Dance, Coach Carter, Varsity Blues and Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. The division also released Academy Award nominated Election, The Longest Yard, The Original Kings of Comedy, as well as such Sundance standouts as the groundbreaking Hustle and Flow, Justin Lin's Better Luck Tomorrow and indie smash Napoleon Dynamite, which became a cultural phenomenon and earned three Independent Spirit Award nominations.