Levi Shapiro is a Partner at TMT Strategic Advisors, a global research and strategy firm focusing on the technology, media and telecom sectors. TMT clients include world leaders such as NTT DoCoMo, Walt Disney, Deutsche Telekom and the Australian government. He is an Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at Fordham University in New York City and IDC Herzeliya. In addition, Mr. Shapiro writes a monthly “Analysts Angle” column for RCR Wireless News as well as the "Unleavened Media" column about digital media for the Jerusalem Post.
During a 15 year career in media and technology, Mr. Shapiro has launched new business units (IBM), new technologies and services (Toyota) and entirely new companies (Two Minute Television, Snack Mobile, etc).
Mr. Shapiro founded two mobile technology start-ups. In addition, at mobile research firm Telephia he grew the audience measurement practice in Los Angeles from zero to sale. Levi began his career with Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan and China, worked as an Associate in venture capital firm “Doublespace” and earned degrees from Tulane (BA), Cornell (Asian Studies) and MIT (MBA). He speaks Japanese, Chinese and Italian.