About Seth Shapiro

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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.

About Seth Shapiro


Seth’s Most Recent Blog Posts

Seth Shapiro on why TV continues to thrive, when print, music and movie media do not.

Read full post here   “What is the most important thing that has happened in […]

VR 101: 20 Great VR Projects (with links)

In 2015, the most frequent question we heard was, “how do the economics of OTT […]

Mary Tyler Moore and the Company That Changed America

Article originally appeared in Seth’s column at the New York Observer. In 1970s America, the […]

Television - The Story of the World's Most Powerful Medium

“Seth Shapiro teaches THE class on the media business. Now, he’s writing THE book. He’s THE expert.

Ryan Holiday – Best Selling Author, Director of Marketing, American Apparel


Seth Shapiro has forgotten more about innovation than most people have ever learned.—Andrew Solmssen , Managing Director, POSSIBLE Worldwide-WPP

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