Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading advisor in business innovation, media and technology. An Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and two-term Governor at the Televison Academy and member of its Executive Committee, he is currently Head of Strategy at VideoCoin.io, Media and VR/AR Specialist at Alphabit Digital Currency Fund, and an advisor to numerous ventures including EBboost and Alaris. His clients have included The Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, AT&T, Interpublic Group, NBC, Showtime, RTL, Telstra, Universal, Slamdance, Goldman Sachs, government bodies, and a wide range of blockchain and VR/AR ventures.
Shapiro has been quoted in outlets including The Economist, The New York Times. The LA Times, CNBC, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, The Associated Press, PBS and The Daily Mail. As Head of Production at DIRECTV Advanced Services, he launched over 25 services, including NFL Sunday Ticket Interactive and TiVo by DIRECTV, the world’s first major DVR platform.
His first book, “TELEVISION: Innovation, Disruption, and the World’s Most Powerful Medium”, was published in 2016.