Brian Seth Hurst is CEO of The Opportunity Management Company and Managing Partner of StoryTech. He is regarded internationally as an expert in the construction, business modeling and maintenance of storyworlds for both content and brands; and the ongoing conversation/collaboration between the storyteller and the audience. He has been key strategist for innovation by some of the world’s best-known brands including TVGuide, Showtime, TiVo, Virgin America, BT, NBCUniversal, Endemol and Intel. Hurst is currently an executive producer on Tim Kring’s award winning multiplatform property “Conspiracy for Good.” He is also executive producer two new shows with Bunim/Murray on behalf of Social Experience Television Platform 7echo.
Hurst serves as Global Digital Ambassador for the International Emmy© Awards. In 2013 Hurst was awarded the Television Academy Interactive Media Peer Group Digertati Award for his contributions to the industry and the Emmy® organization; and was named one of the AlwaysOn Power Players in Digital Entertainment. He recently received the 2014 Producers Guild of America Marc A. Levey Award for Distinguished Service in recognition of his service to the PGA and the new media industry.