David Schneider is a comedy writer, director and performer and Executive Creative Director of “That Lot” (a leading social media content and strategy company) and a keynote speaker on social media and entertaining after dinner speaker and awards host.
David studied modern languages at Oxford University where he also took part in a physical comedy act that contrasted with the trend towards stand-up in live performance comedy in the 1980s.
He became known to many for his roles on TV, David wrote and appeared in Alan Partridge; Knowing Me, Knowing You, The Day Today and Friday Night Armistice and has featured in films as varied as Mission Impossible and Horrid Henry. His sitcom Births, Deaths and Marriages, in which he also starred, aired on Radio 4.
He also directed a series of Josh Widdicombe’s series Josh, a six-part sitcom for BBC 3 starring Josh himself alongside Jack Dee, which was critically-acclaimed when it broadcast in 2015.
An avid tweeter with more than 490,000 followers, David set up his own social media agency called That Lot, providing content for brands and businesses as well as giving workshops and talks on social media at various industry and academic events. He has also given a TEDx Talk – ‘Is the Internet Making Us More Stupider’
David Schneider delivers talks all about things to do with social media. From top tips about social media in general to good writing tips and how to put together great social video content.
He also speaks on creativity and how to story tell and often uses examples from companies who have used Twitter cleverly and heightening their brand awareness.
David has also delivered after dinner talks from social media and hosted awards ceremonies before too.
He was really good. It was very engaging performance and he kept the whole room entertained. Funny as well as informative, an all round enjoyable night.
— Appleby Global
Disarming, hilarious and insightful - David held our room-full of fidgety social media addicts spellbound with mirth for a full half hour. No mean feat! We will definitely be inviting him back
— Our Social Times
We've worked closely with David for a long time. Not only is David one of the most authentic and entertaining voices on Twitter but he also has a singular ability to communicate this skill to others. He has spoken at a number of our events where he managed to be the top rated speaker.
— Twitter UK