Business, television, new media
Peter B. Kaufman (email@example.com) is founder and president of Intelligent Television and the new Google-funded Intelligent Channel. He executive produces Intelligent Television’s mediaproductions and directs the company’s research and strategic consulting work.
Mr. Kaufman has served as associate director of the Columbia University Center for New Media Teaching and Learning; co-chair of the U.K. government’s JISC Film & Sound Think Tank; and an expert consultant on access strategies for the Library of Congress Division of Motion Pictures, Broadcast, and Recorded Sound. He is currently co-chair of the Copyright Committee of the Association of Moving Image Archivists. He also has served as director of the Open Education Video Studio Project, supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; director of strategic initiatives for the digitization provider Innodata Isogen; president and publisher of TV Books, a company he founded and sold to Lorne Michaels’s television and film company Broadway Video; founder and executive director of PUBWATCH, a nonprofit organization that supported the publishing and bookselling industries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union during the (putative) collapse of totalitarianism in Europe; and director of publications at the East-West Institute, a foreign policy think-tank in New York City. He serves in an advisory capacity for the World Policy Journal. He serves as a consultant on technology strategies and business affairs for numerous educational and cultural heritage institutions in the United States and abroad including EUscreen; Europeana; Opencast; PrestoCentre. A Senior Fellow of the World Policy Institute, he is also the founder and director of the Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Documentary Filmmaking Institute - a training camp for high-school filmmakers - now enjoying its second year in Connecticut.