Speaker Alex Piper
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Head, Night Studios
Alex Piper is YouTube’s Head of Unscripted, North & South America, reporting into Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content. In this role, Piper will lead all efforts in conjunction with top creators to develop and produce unscripted programming across a myriad of genres including, talk, action, romance, horror, sci-fi and beyond. The focus also includes music projects and celebrity projects, that are in line with priorities from partnerships and music team.
He joins YouTube from Fox where he most recently served as Vice President of Alternative Entertainment and led development for a myriad of special events and series including So You Think You Can Dance, Hells Kitchen, Cosmos, The Four, Teen Choice Awards, and The 67th Emmy Awards.
Prior to joining FOX, Piper served as Senior Vice President, Alternative Television for Asylum Entertainment, where he helped develop, launch and oversee Asylum’s unscripted slate. In this role, he executive-produced numerous series, including Being Mike Tyson for FOX Sports 1, The Locator for WE tv, and Addicted for TLC. Piper also served as Supervising Producer on the Peabody Award-winning medical docu-series Hopkins for ABC and was a producer for NBC Sports and NBC Olympics, receiving six Emmy Awards for Olympic and other sports events coverage.
Speaking on: Talking Talent; 30 Minutes With: Alex Piper, YouTube