Sasha (Aleksandr) Shapiro is a Managing Director of Media Content Capital, a private equity fund focused on investments into Media and Entertainment companies. Shapiro has over 26 years’ experience in the media industry.
For 14 years, he worked in various executive positions at Warner Bros. studios. He was senior executive in charge of strategic business development at WB Cinema Division. He managed global deals and market entries into Egypt, China, Russia, Vietnam, etc.
After leaving WB Shapiro worked as Executive Vice President at Culver Studios, one of the oldest film/TV studios in Hollywood.
Thereafter Shapiro consulted for many world-renowned companies like Gazprom Media, Imax, RealD, RT, Lenfilm, etc.
He is a producer of films FURY, SABOTAGE, FADING GIGOLO, DIRTY GRANDPA, ROCK THE KASBAH, NAKED and OPHELIA. These films grossed over USD 500 million.
Shapiro sits on the Board of Directors of Sonifi Solutions, QED International, Covert Media and VR MediaTech.
Shapiro holds a Ph.D. from Moscow Aviation Technology University and MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA, California.