Nicholas BuzzellChairman & Chief Executive Officer, NBTV
Nick’s a successful entrepreneur, producer and media executive with a passion to create innovative media experiences across multiple platforms which led him and his partners to create the next generation media company: NBTV Studios. Since NBTV’s inception in 2008, Nick and his team have successfully created more than 700 award winning films, TV shows, web series and commercials for major brands available on all platforms globally including on NBTV’s own premium short form digital network, NewBuzzTV, reaching more than 80 million devices including Apple TV, Roku and Amazon. Nick also leads NBTV’s talent management practice which strategically represents and consults an impressive roster of reality and scripted celebrities, influencers and creatives.
Prior to NBTV Nick was the VP of Operations for Big Fuel a cutting edge social media and branded entertainment company serving Fortune 500 brands where Nick tripled revenue and rapidly expanded before it was acquired by Publicis. Before Big Fuel, Nick ran operations at NBC Universal’s Digital Studios which developed & produced more than 100 shows including the incredibly successful Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, which he executive produced. Nick’s professional experience also includes The Late Show with David Letterman, MTV Networks, MTV Films, CBS/ Kingworld and more.
Nick serves on the board of Dress For Success Worldwide is Chairman of the NATPE NXTGN board and was an advisor to the Banff World Media Festival and SOS Children’s Charities. He has been a featured speaker at SXSW, NATPE, Summit, AD Week, Internet Week, Universities and various film festivals.
Nick graduated from Pace University with honors with a B.A in communications.