Wednesday keynote: Seth Shapiro
After the success of last year, this year Seth Shapiro will speak again on the Media Future Week!
Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading voice in digital media. His work includes major projects in TV, multiplatform, online and music with Disney, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, IPG, Showtime, Verizon, Universal, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures.
Shapiro is a Governor at the Academy of Television of Arts & Sciences and an Adjunct Professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. He is also Principal of New Amsterdam Media LLC and a frequent speaker throughout North America, Europe and Brazil. Most recently, he was named Chairman of Village Green Network, a content and advertising network with of 600 publishers and 40 advertisers.
As Head of Production at DIRECTV Advanced Services, Shapiro launched over 25 services on four platforms, including NFL Sunday Ticket Digital , Microsoft’s UltimateTV® and TiVo by DIRECTV, the world’s first major DVR platform. He was previously Partner at Media Valuation Partners and Co-Founder of ARC (VOD service in 15 million cable homes).
Shapiro sits on the Annenberg Research Council, the TV Academy’s Digital Committee, the Producer Guild’s New Media Council and Advisory Boards including the Aficionado Media, Mobile Excellence Awards and OVP Venture Partners. He is a Magna cum Laude graduate of New York University and was Adelbert Alumni Scholar at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Truly a international topspreaker!