DMN 40Under40 2018: David Fossas, Senior Director of Brand at WP Engine, a WordPress Digital Experience Platform

This year’s group of DMN 40Under40 winners have a few things in common. Well yes, they’re under 40. Also they have a proven track record of marketing excellence and leadership, whether they’re in roles supporting global brands, or leading their own thriving start-ups. Over the next few weeks, you’ll get to know our winners, and what they’ve accomplished. 

David Fossas is the senior director of brand at WP Engine, a WordPress Digital Experience Platform. 

What has been your proudest career accomplishment to date?

My proudest career accomplishment to date is the brand team we’re building at WP Engine. We are a small but mighty team that has been on the front lines of driving growth for our business, and of transforming our organization into a challenger brand among digital experience technologies.

What’s the best piece of advice you can give to future 40Under40 honorees?

Don’t let your ego get in the way of a good opportunity. Stay humble and be the person that leaders around you can count on to solve tough challenges.

What do you hope to accomplish in the next five years?

To grow WP Engine into an iconic, global brand that is famous for both its innovation in enabling marketers and developers to quickly and easily build better online experiences for their audiences, as well as for its values, diversity and positive impact on the people its community. 

What is one interesting fact about you that few people know?

I started my career in the movie business. This is where I learned business and the craft of storytelling.

Click here to learn more about the DMN 40Under40 Awards. 

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