David Ciccarelli

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David Ciccarelli

David is an entrepreneur at heart. For the last decade, David, with the help of his team, has grown Voices.com from the ground up to become the leader in the voice-over industry. As Chief Executive Officer, David is responsible for setting the vision, executing the growth strategy, creating a vibrant culture, and managing the company on a day-to-day basis. David is wholeheartedly dedicated to growing the company to become a world-class organization and leading the industry in the digital age.

He often writes about these experiences in the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Forbes.

In the year 2000, David graduated with honours from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology and in 2017, he completed the Quantum Shift program at the Ivey School of Business.

David has participated in the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Silicon Valley and then the Canadian Technology Accelerator in New York City.

He successfully raised $2M in funding from the Business Development Bank of Canada, followed by a USD $18M  Series A funding from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital located in San Francisco.

David has been happily married to his wife, Stephanie, for more than 10 years. They have a son and three daughters and live in London, Ontario, Canada. In his free time, he enjoys listening to audiobooks, running, and biking.

Speaking Engagements

David speaks at dozens of events in the tech world and appeared as a guest on national television, radio, webinar and podcast programs, including:

  • June 5, 2018 - Scaling Startups - Canadian Technology Accelerator, New York City
    • "Thank you for your presentation! I heard great feedback from the participating companies! It’s always the highlight of the program and your presentation was fantastic." - Joshua Kleyman, Trade Commissioner & Coordinator, Canadian Technology Accelerator
  • May 10, 2018 - QuantumShift Alumni Panel - KPMG Enterprise
  • January 19, 2018 - Ivey Entrepreneurship Panel - Ivey Business School
  • November 8, 2017 - SMB Customer Fanatics Panel: How 3 Growth Companies are Putting Customers First - Dreamforce
  • November 8, 2017 - How One Canadian Small Business Raised $18M From Morgan Stanley Using Salesforce - Salesforce Live
  • June 13, 2017 – The Age of the Customer: Growing your Small & Med Business, Panelist – Salesforce Executive Event
  • March 26, 2017 – Creating Culture, Keynote – Western U Propel Startup Summit
  • February 27, 2017 – London Left Behind, Interviewee – TVO: The Agenda with Steve Paikin
  • December 7, 2016 – The Largest Voiceover Marketplace in The World Co-Founder and CEO Chats With Positive Phil, Podcast Guest – Positive Phil Podcast
  • February 23, 2016 – Creating a High-Performance Culture, Keynote – Engage Conference
  • May 5-6, 2016 – Predictable Revenue, Keynote - Explode Conference
  • July 2, 2015 - Building a Company That’s Set Up to Scale - Rocketship.fm
  • April 13, 2015 - Doing Business Development in New York City - NYC
  • February 5, 2015 - TechAlliance Munchies with Mentors
  • December 1, 2014 - Mixergy Podcast
  • November 28, 2014 - CBC Radio Ontario Morning
  • April 21, 2014 - Web Optimization Summit - NYC
  • April 17, 2014 - Success Harbor, How To Make More Than $10 Million With Voices
  • April 9, 2014 - Libro Small Business Seminar
  • March 31 - April 5th, 2014, Venture Out NYC
  • March 26, 2014 -  Ivey panel on technology innovation
  • March 26, 2014 - Emerging Leaders London 
  • March 18, 2014 - Entrepreneur Mentor for Mentorship for Emerging Leaders Starting Grounds
  • November 26, 2013 - Entrepreneur Mentor for the Canadian Youth Business Foundation's “Win a Date With…” program
  • November 14, 2013 - Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre, “Bridges to Better Business” keynote
  • October 24, 2013 - Northwest Innovation Centre, “Growing Your Business Conference” keynote
  • September 25, 2013 - Ivey Entrepreneurship Club panelist, “IEC Launch”
  • January 26, 2012 - Hartford Online Radio Network


For podcast, guest writing, or guest speaking inquiries please contact pr@voices.com.

Writing and Media Contributions

David has contributed to such outlets as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Inc., covering the topics of business, entrepreneurship, and technology:

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