Keyvan Peymani is a veteran senior executive and thought leader working in the intersection of technology, media and venture capital. Mr. Peymani currently serves as a Venture Partner and Senior Advisor to Touchdown Ventures, a venture capital firm partnering with leading corporations to establish and manage their venture capital platforms. Prior, Mr. Peymani served as the Managing Director, Digital Strategy Division for ICM Partners, one of the largest talent and literary agencies in the world, serving as the firm's chief digital executive and reporting to the Executive Board.
As the leader of the Digital Strategy Division, Mr. Peymani’s focused on the expansion of the agency’s efforts across all aspects of the venture and digital sectors, creating new opportunities for the agency and its clients, establishing new businesses and leading partnerships and investments into startups. These efforts spanned the areas of corporate strategy, venture and digital initiatives.
Prior to ICMP, Mr. Peymani served as Vice President of Direct to Consumer Business Planning and Operations at Warner Bros., where he led strategy, operations, planning and development for the DTC division. In addition, he oversaw three business lines, including mobile applications, and worked on industry-leading forays into the first fully digital movie applications, the first screenings of movies through Facebook and the acquisition of Flixster. Previously, he served as the head of content acquisitions for catalog content and led the wholesales efforts at Netflix; he led alternative business development for Disney’s music group; and he was the Chief Operating Officer of Nettwerk Music Group.
Mr. Peymani began his career leading his own web and tech services startup and has advised Fortune 100 companies around the world. In addition, he serves on the faculty of USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, covering entertainment and emerging business models.
Managing Director, Digital Strategy Division
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|Jun 7, 2016||Variety - Digital - Peter Csathy Exits Manatt to Form Independent Media Investment and Advisory Firm|
|Aug 29, 2013||Venture Beat - ICS Mobile teams up with ICM Partners talent agency to get stars to foster app discovery|
|Jun 5, 2012||Gigaom - Hollywood agency ICM revamps digital unit, focuses on startups|