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Dan Solomon

Managing Director, Litton Entertainment



Charleston-based Litton Entertainment has been creating and distributing quality television programming for over twenty years. Currently, Litton produces and distributes 34 broadcast television series, including the Saturday morning line-ups on ABC (“Litton’s Weekend Adventure”), CBS (“the CBS Dream Team”), the CW ("One Magnificent Morning") and beginning Fall of 2016, NBC (“the More You Know”). Dan and his team work with consumer brands, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies to create original broadcast programs -- many of which are Emmy award winning -- as well as digital initiatives across interactive television, social, web, and mobile platforms.

Prior to joining Litton, Dan was CEO of Virilion, a digital advertising and marketing agency, headquartered in Washington DC with offices around the country. With clients such as eBay, PhRMA, Business Software Alliance and UNICEF, Virilion was on the INC 5000 list of fastest growing firms for three consecutive years. Virilion was sold in 2010.

As a leading expert in the communications industry for the last 20 years, Dan is frequently asked to speak to industry groups and non-technical professionals nationwide about integrating digital techniques into communication strategies. In order to put all these theories and thoughts into place then, he has co-authored his first book, Media Rules! Mastering Today’s Technology to Connect with and Keep Your Audience which was released in December 2007 and published by Wiley.

Dan also served publisher of nationaljournal.com, National Journal Group’s “members only” Web site and general manager of National Journal’s Daily Briefings Group, which included The Hotline, CongressDaily and National Journal’s Technology Daily.

In 1999, Dan held a political appointment with the U.S. Department of Commerce and for five years worked in senior legislative positions in the United States Senate for Senator Harris Wofford (D-PA) and Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI). Dan has also worked in a variety of capacities on state-wide political campaigns across the country. He also practiced commercial law with the firm of Hale and Dorr and clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals in St. Louis, Missouri. Dan is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota Law School. Dan and his wife, Laura Dove, daughter Abigail and son Jacob live in Alexandria, Virginia.