After 12 Years as a Digital Prophet, David Shing Is Moving on From Verizon Media

'Futurist' was one of the media industry's most recognizable figures

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The Australian-born executive announced his departure in a heartfelt LinkedIn note. Getty Images

It what many would deem the end of an era, David Shing, better known as “Shingy” or “the digital prophet” of Verizon Media, has left the company after a more than 10-year run that saw him become one of the most recognized faces in the industry.

@joshsternberg Josh Sternberg is the former media and tech editor at Adweek.