Seth Shapiro

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Two-time Emmy Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading advisor in business innovation, media and technology. He is an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and has served as a Governor of the Television Academy and member of its Executive Committee. His clients include 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.

In the blockchain space, he is Head of Strategy at VideoCoin.io, Head of Business Development at Alphabit Digital Currency Fund, and an Advisor to projects including KodakCoin, WorkCoin, Verses and EBoost.
 
Shapiro 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.
 
His first book, TELEVISION: Innovation, Disruption, and the World’s Most Powerful Medium, was published in 2016 and is an Amazon bestseller.

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

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  • Robinne Alaina Burrell, Shirin Salemnia, Terrence Hunter, Adam Dubov, Seth Shapiro, Television Academy Governors Lori H. Schwartz and Marc Johnson, Chris Thomes, and Spencer Bovee at The Television Academy's Interactive Media Nominee Reception at The Wolf Theatre in The Saban Media Center on Tuesday, August 29, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro are seen at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro are seen at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro pose with Hunter March and Janina Gavankar at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro, and award recipient Joe Lewis are seen at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro are seen with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro pose with nominees in the Outstanding Original Interactive Program category at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro pose with nominees in the Outstanding Interactive Program category at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California..

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  • Television Academy Governors Marc Johnson and Seth R. Shapiro are seen at The Television Academy's 2017 Interactive Media Celebration of Excellence at The Saban Media Center on on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Interactive Media Peer Group Governor Seth R. Shapiro and Marc Johnson at the Interactive Media Peer Group Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Interactive Media Peer Group Governor Seth R. Shapiro and Marc Johnson at the Interactive Media Peer Group Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Interactive Media Peer Group governors Seth R. Shapiro (l) and Marc Johnson (r) present the Lucy Hood Digerati Award to Lori Schwartz at the Interactive Media Peer Group Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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