Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading voice in digital media. His work includes major projects in TV, online, multiplatform, games and music with Disney, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, IPG, Showtime, Verizon, Universal Pictures, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures.
Shapiro is Principal of New Amsterdam Media, President of Village Green Network and Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He serves as Governor of Interactive Media at the Academy of Television of Arts & Sciences (the home the Emmys). He was previously a Partner at Media Valuation Partners, The Opportunity Management Company and Co-Founder of ARC (VOD service in 15 million cable homes).
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.
Shapiro 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. A frequent keynote speaker around the world, 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.