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January 01, 2013

Seth Shapiro, Interactive Media

Two-time Emmy Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading voice in digital media. His work includes major projects in TV, online, multi-platform, games and music with Disney, Comcast, DirecTV, Intel, IPG, Showtime, Verizon, Universal, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures. He is a frequent speaker and advisor regarding new TV services, the future of media, technology and culture, and new business models for the connected era.

Shapiro is governor of the Interactive Media peer group at the Television Academy and an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is principal of New Amsterdam Media and chairman of Village Green Network. He was previously partner at Media Valuation Partners and co-founder of ARC (VOD service in 15 million homes). As head of production at DirecTV Advanced Services, he launched over 25 services on four platforms, including TiVo by DirecTV, NFL Sunday Ticket Digital, Microsoft's UltimateTV and digital services with HBO, Showtime, Fox, ESPN, FX, MLB, Discovery, Bravo, Comedy Central and others.

Shapiro sits on the Annenberg Research Council, the Televison Academy's Digital Committee and the Producer Guild's New Media Council. A magna cum laude graduate of New York University, he was Adelbert Alumni Scholar at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Two-time Emmy Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading voice in digital media. His work includes major projects in TV, online, multi-platform, games and music with Disney, Comcast, DirecTV, Intel, IPG, Showtime, Verizon, Universal, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures. He is a frequent speaker and advisor regarding new TV services, the future of media, technology and culture, and new business models for the connected era.

Shapiro is governor of the Interactive Media peer group at the Television Academy and an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is principal of New Amsterdam Media and chairman of Village Green Network. He was previously partner at Media Valuation Partners and co-founder of ARC (VOD service in 15 million homes). As head of production at DirecTV Advanced Services, he launched over 25 services on four platforms, including TiVo by DirecTV, NFL Sunday Ticket Digital, Microsoft's UltimateTV and digital services with HBO, Showtime, Fox, ESPN, FX, MLB, Discovery, Bravo, Comedy Central and others.

Shapiro sits on the Annenberg Research Council, the Televison Academy's Digital Committee and the Producer Guild's New Media Council. A magna cum laude graduate of New York University, he was Adelbert Alumni Scholar at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music.

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