Advisory Board Members
SVP, Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media, Licensing & Branding
Abrams Artists Agency
Alec Shankman is the Senior Vice President and Head of Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing at Abrams Artists Agency. He started his career in Hollywood at Abrams in 2003 where he personally launched the very successful and quickly growing department. Alec and his team represent many of the top TV personalities, producers, and influencers across linear and digital media, including within the quickly growing eSports vertical. Linear projects and talent/casts that he has been directly involved with include examples such as A&E’s Duck Dynasty, Discovery’s Gold Rush, Nat Geo’s Wicked Tuna, MTV’s Teen Mom, NBC’s The Biggest Loser, Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown, Bravo’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, History Channel’s Swamp People, Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures, Discovery’s Street Outlaws, etc. Digital clientele include personalities such as Mr. Kate, Teni Panosian, Andrea Brooks, Brodie Smith, Dove Cameron, GuavaJuice, Diane Guerrero, Tori Spelling, and Carmen Electra, as well as many more.
Speaking at: Fighting the Brain Drain