David Lehre, (Also known by his stage name ‘Chad Future’), is an American Musician, Director, Producer and Tech Entrepreneur who has racked up over 300+ Million video views worldwide over the past 10 years. Since his breakout viral video “Myspace: The Movie”, the Detroit native has had tremendous success in almost every area of the entertainment and Tech business.
Born in Detroit, Michigan to a hardworking family immersed in the “Motor City”, Lehre discovered his passion for entertaining people at a young age. Growing up, Lehre focused on Acting and Modeling (Co-Starring in 2006’s “Epic Movie”), but it wasn’t until he picked up a video camera that his entire life changed forever.
Vendetta Studios, His Los Angeles production company created in 2004, started with humble beginnings and quickly turned into an empire for Lehre and his close knit team of creative professionals. Over the past decade, Vendetta Studios has worked together with some of the biggest brands in the world, like Coca-Cola, Marriott Hotels, and Nickelodeon— And Music artists like Jason Derulo, Ozzy Osbourne and International pop stars from around the globe. Adweek magazine Recently called Lehre and Vendetta Studios the “Viral Video experts” and their achievements have been featured on ABC’s 20/20, Rolling Stone, GQ and The New York Times. Their drive, professionalism and ability to tap into youth pop culture make each project they touch instantly shareable with a signature style uniquely their own.
Musically, His K-Pop music project “Chad Future” exploded overnight with 2 albums charting on iTunes bestseller list and over 56 Million views on Youtube. “Chad Future TV”, partnering with AT&T and Fullscreen, world premiered on the Audience Network (Directv) along with the Documentary “I Am Chad Future” on Asia’s largest teen network, MNET. Pioneering a distinct pop sound Billboard magazine called “AK-Pop”, (American Influenced K-Pop) Chad trail blazed an entirely new category of music and gained fans around the globe inspired by the movement.
With his Midas touch and creative brilliance proving to be successful in all of his projects, Lehre shows no signs of slowing down as his international brand continues to expand.
Lehre's growing passion for mobile technology is currently featured on Apple’s new show “Planet of the Apps”, where he was selected from over 5000+ people, and worked closely with Jessica Alba and participated in accelerator sessions with Lightspeed Ventures for the entire season.