• Keynote Speech
    • Monday 21 June 10:30am - 11:00am


David Israelite

David Mark Israelite is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Music Publishers' Association, a position he has held since 2005.

From 2001 through early 2005 Israelite served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Attorney General of the United States. In this capacity he helped manage the United States Department of Justice's 112,000 employees and $22 billion annual budget. In March of 2004, the Attorney General appointed Israelite Chairman of the Department's Task Force on Intellectual Property. As Chairman Israelite lead a team of high-ranking officials in examining all aspects of how the Department of Justice handled intellectual property issues and implemented proposals developed by the Task Force.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Israelite served as the Director of Political and Governmental Affairs for the Republican National Committee. In that role he was the senior advisor to the Chairman of the National Republican Party, and was responsible for the Republican Party's Campaign Operations, Government Affairs, Research, and Presidential Liaison Divisions.

From 1997 through 1998, Israelite served as Missouri Senator Kit Bond's Administrative Assistant, making him the youngest AA in the United States Senate. Israelite also served as Campaign Manager for Senator Bond's successful 1998 re-election campaign.

From 1994 through 1997, Israelite practiced law in the Commercial Litigation Department at the firm of Bryan Cave, LLP in Kansas City, Missouri. Israelite earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri in 1994 and received a B.A. in a double major of Political Science and Communications from William Jewell College in 1990.

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David Israelite

David Israelite