About Seth Shapiro

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Seth Shapiro is a leader in business innovation and digital media. As a innovation keynote speaker and as the CEO of New Amsterdam Media, a business consultancy firm, Seth helps companies turn disruptive technology to competitive advantage and use digital in innovative ways to build relationships with customers.A two-time Emmy® Award winner, USC Professor and Television Academy Governor, Seth has worked with some of the world’s most innovative companies, including the Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, Interpublic Group, Verizon, Universal Pictures, Goldman Sachs and a range of startup and early stage ventures.

He has been the launch lead for nearly 30 digital services across TV, online, music, and mobile, and helped mastermind game-changing media services like NFL Sunday Ticket and TiVo.

About Seth Shapiro

An expert on the future of communications and technology, Seth has delivered keynotes in 10 countries, appeared before the FCC, and has provided litigation support in landmark legal matters. His first book, Television: Innovation, Disruption, and the World’s Most Powerful Medium is set for release in July 2016.Seth sits on the Annenberg Innovation Lab Research Council, the TV Academy’s Digital Committee, the Producer Guild’s New Media Council and the Advisory Boards of Aficionado Media, Mobile Excellence Awards, PICNIC Festival Amsterdam 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.

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 […]

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VR 101: 20 Great VR Projects (with links)

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

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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 […]

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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

Discover why so many of the world’s smartest companies turn to Seth Shapiro to help them dominate in the Digital Age. Drop us a line at (310) 362-6798 or send us a message.