David Dibble is Chief Executive Officer of MSG Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) focused on developing advanced technologies for live entertainment. He is responsible for helping to advance MSG Entertainment’s goal of delivering unique and compelling guest experiences across its portfolio of venues and entertainment properties.
MSG Entertainment’s collection of venues includes the Madison Square Garden arena, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theatre, and The Chicago Theatre. The Company is also building a state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian, and has announced plans to build a second MSG Sphere in London, pending necessary approvals. MSG Entertainment also owns entertainment brands such as the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes; Boston Calling Events, which produces the Boston Calling Music Festival; and Tao Group Hospitality, which features popular entertainment dining and nightlife brands.
In addition to enhancing the guest experience at MSG’s existing properties, Mr. Dibble oversees the development of audio, video and connectivity technologies for MSG Entertainment’s planned MSG Sphere venues that will enable the creation of large-scale, immersive experiences. This includes identifying investment and partnership opportunities with companies that are utilizing technologies to redefine the way fans, artists and athletes engage and connect.
Mr. Dibble’s purview also extends to the Madison Square Garden Sports Corp (MSG Sports), where he develops technologies that amplify the in-game experience for the Company’s collection of assets, which includes the New York Knicks (NBA) and New York Rangers (NHL) franchises. MSG Sports became a standalone company in April 2020 when The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) separated its sports and entertainment businesses.
In addition, Mr. Dibble is responsible for the overall technology function for both the entertainment and sports companies, including application development, technology strategy, infrastructure and operations.
Mr. Dibble is a seasoned technologist and business leader with decades of experience developing and advancing sustainable technology platforms at massive scale across multiple industries. Before joining MSG in 2016, he was Chief Technology Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation, where he guided the company’s technology infrastructure and enterprise-wide data architecture. This included leading the company’s corporate engineering, information technology, network operations and software teams, as well as overseeing a wide range of company systems, including its industry-leading WiFi network, customer service information, corporate financial and business intelligence systems. He collaborated with the management team to fully leverage Cablevision’s industry leading WiFi network, while also supporting the design and development of Cablevision’s various products and services.
Prior to his work at Cablevision, Mr. Dibble spent six years at Yahoo! serving in multiple executive roles. As Executive Vice President of Central Technology, he led all aspects of global technical infrastructure design, science, platforms, engineering and operations. During his tenure at Yahoo!, he also designed and built the world’s most efficient data center, and helped unify the central technology and core platforms groups into one team for improved efficiencies and greater alignment.
Previously, Mr. Dibble was Chief Technology Officer at First Data Corporation, a global electronic payment processing company, where he oversaw the creation and development of the technology strategy and governance framework. Prior to that, he held numerous senior technology positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Charles Schwab & Co., Fidelity Investments and FMC Corporation.
Mr. Dibble is an Advisory Board Member at Elementum SCM, a cloud-based supply chain upstart. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where he earned his B.S. in quantitative economics and completed three years of graduate studies in economics, mathematics, and computer science.