Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a global leader in business development for media and technology. His clients and partners have included The Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, AT&T, IPG, NBC, Showtime, RTL, Telstra, Universal, Slamdance, Goldman Sachs, government bodies, and a wide range of startups. He 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.
Mr. Shapiro is currently CEO of AlphaNetworks, Head of Business Development at Alphabit Digital Currency Fund, Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Advisor to a variety of companies and institutions.
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.