Acceleration, the marketing, media and advisory firm launched this year by former PMK*BNC chief Michael Nyman, has added three execs to its leadership team. Effective immediately, David Kingsdale is Head of Acquisitions, Scott Floyd is Head of Collaboration and Robert Ogden is Chief Financial Officer.
Kingsdale is responsible for identifying acquisition candidates and leading due diligence and negotiations for acquisitions and strategic investments. With more than 30 years as an executive, entrepreneur and corporate attorney, Kingsdale has built and led multiple organizations during a more than 30-year career and currently chairs the board of independent trustees at Aspiration.com, a financial services company.
Floyd is charged with developing and leading the collaboration effort among all Acceleration business units. He has also been working directly with clients in Acceleration Brand Advisory, ACC’s marketing and media consultancy. Most recently, Floyd was SVP Marketing and Operations at Will.i.am’s tech start-up company, I.AM.PLUS. Prior to that, he spent 20 years at PMK*BNC.
Ogden oversees finance and acquisitions strategy, including financial oversight of ACC and its operating group as well as financial diligence and structuring of acquisitions. An experienced finance and strategy professional, Ogden previously ran strategy and corporate development at Madison Wells Media (MWM), a diversified entertainment company, and was an investment professional at Screen Capital International, an investment firm specializing in media and entertainment.