NBCUniversal announced this week that it has filled a key executive post with the hire of Evan Shapiro as executive vice president, Digital Enterprises.
Shapiro has been president of the Participant Media channel Pivot, which launched in August 2013. He previously was president of IFC TV and Sundance Channel, where he greenlighted the Peabody Award-winning series “Portlandia.”
He will be based in New York and will report to NBCUniversal Executive Vice President Cesar Conde. Shapiro begins work in the newly created position Dec. 8.