Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a global leader in media and technology. Clients and partners have included The Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, AT&T, IPG, NBC, Showtime, RTL, Telstra, Goldman Sachs, government bodies, and a range of startups.
Mr. Shapiro is Managing Partner of Pacific Strategy Partners, a consultancy building relationships between market leaders in Asia and the Americas. He is Head of Strategy at Videocoin, and an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Mr. Shapiro has been an Expert Witness in matters before both the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice. His first book, “TELEVISION: Innovation, Disruption, and the World’s Most Powerful Medium”, is an Amazon bestseller.
A former Governor of the Television Academy and member of its Executive Committee, he 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.