Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading advisor in media and technology. His clients include Disney, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, IPG , NBC, Showtime, Universal, Slamdance, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures. He is a frequent speaker on business innovation and culture, and has been quoted in The Economist, The LA Times, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Associated Press, PBS, The Daily Mail and elsewhere.
Shapiro is a Governor of the Television Academy, an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and Chairman of Village Green Network. As Head of Production at DIRECTV Advanced Services, he launched over 25 services, including TiVo by DIRECTV, the world’s first DVR platform. He was previously Partner at Media Valuation Partners, co-founder of ARC, has served as an expert before the FCC, and is completing a book on the story of television.
Shapiro sits on the TV Academy’s Executive Committee, the Annenberg Research Council and the Producer Guild’s New Media Council. He is a Magna cum Laude graduate of New York University and was Adelbert Alumni Scholar at Case Western Reserve University.
Steve holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California at Los Angeles and an MBA from University of California at Berkeley.