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Seth Shapiro - Who Controls Television

12142013 Seth Shapiro

The past is often prologue…

The 1st half of the 20th century witnessed an unprecedented rise of new communications platforms.

The 2nd half of the 20th century witnessed the rapid consolidation of control for these platforms.

Spurred on by digital, this century has seen an all-out assault on the revenue models supporting these platforms globally, introducing grave threats to their survival

The one medium that has continued to thrive in the digital era, the one that has continued to evolve, differentiate and prosper, is television.

At least until now.

Join us at this week’s METal as we examine both the new Golden Age of Television, and the forces that may bring that era to an end with special speaker Seth Shapiro will enlighten us.

Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading voice in digital media. His work includes projects in TV, online and multiplatform with partners including Disney, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, IPG, Showtime, Verizon, Universal, Goldman Sachs and others.Shapiro is CEO of Village Green Network, an online network of over 150 publishers and brands. He serves as Governor of the Television Academy (home of the Primetime Emmys), and as an Adjunct Professor at the USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

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 platform. He was previously Partner at Media Valuation Partners and a Senior Producer at the Walt Disney Company.

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From December 14, 2013 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Save to calendar

At METal Saturday Event 2519 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA

(310) 305 - 4100

Categories: METal Members , Events

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