Greg Goodfried is the Cofounder and President of the social entertainment company, EQAL, and is the Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the online video series' lonelygirl15 and KateModern. While practicing law as a first-year associate, Greg, along with Miles Beckett and Mesh Flinders, created lonelygirl15 in the summer of 2006. Greg and Miles followed this success by launching KateModern in the summer of 2007 and forming EQAL to develop and create new interactive shows. lonelygirl15 and KateModern became pop culture phenomena, and are the most popular online interactive shows, collectively receiving over 400 million views to date.
Trained as an entertainment attorney, Greg has a background in new media and copyright law. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley where he was a member of the Men's Varsity Golf Team. He received a J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles and went on to practice law at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP. Greg is married to Amanda Goodfried, Series Producer on lonelygirl15 and Head of Production for EQAL's Los Angeles office.
As an expert on the convergence of entertainment and technology and online video, Greg has been a speaker on panels throughout Europe and across the US and Canada and was a co-host with Miles Beckett of Mixed Media, a live streaming web show on NowLive.
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