The DFC Intelligence team has experience in all aspects of
digital media from development through distribution. Our focus is
on helping decision makers understand what the data is telling
us about these fast-moving markets.
Syndicated market studies offered to general industry
Custom surveys as well as off-the-shelf available as individual or a full program
Annual data and report programs, customized for clients
Driven by client requirements, quantitative, qualitative, strategic
Deep data analysis of key products, markets, games, shipments, etc
Reliable and realistic market forecasting with a track record for accuracy
David Cole is the founder and CEO of DFC Intelligence, a research firm focused on tracking digital entertainment. Since 1994, he has personally authored numerous reports on the video game and interactive entertainment industry, spoken at leading industry conferences and consulted with top companies in the entertainment, telecommunications, investment and consumer electronics industries. For four years from 1998-2002, Mr. Cole was responsible for preparing the industry retail distribution report that DFC delivered for the NPD Group. Mr. Cole has spearheaded DFC’s efforts to move into tracking emerging digital distribution channels.
Mr. Cole is one of the most widely quoted analysts on video games, computer software and the Internet regularly appearing in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today along with leading industry and trade media. Mr. Cole has a BA in economics and industrial relations, as well as a JD from the University of North Carolina.