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Connecting Media and Tech During the Digital Transition and Beyond


"In Media & Tech, IGM is an outstanding momentum builder for our business – Eric and his team are organized, effective and uber professionals. Highly recommended."

Lucas Bertrand

CEO, Looper Insights

"Eric is a rare combination of in-depth knowledge with loyalty, dedication, and a deep connectedness within the industry. To top it all off he is a consummate professional and a great representative."

Fred Kramer

Co-CEO, Rightsline

"Impact Global Media has been exceptional in terms of quickly understanding the products, creating go-to-market strategy, outreach, evangelism and sales. They connect the dots and build momentum faster than others."

Paulette Pantoja

CEO, Blu Digital Group

"Eric is the real deal. He never fails to impress with his ability to over-deliver on every project he takes on. His industry knowledge, professional demeanor and people-connecting skills are second to none.”

Eric LeMasters

CEO, Right On Media

About The Founder, Eric B. Stein

Eric B. Stein is a leading industry professional in the new media distribution space, with over 20 years of proven success in licensing, programming, business development, and strategy. He has broad, deep, and relevant knowledge of new media distribution opportunities in the film, television, gaming, and music space. Throughout his career, Eric has worked with established content producers and distributors, playing an integral role in the transformation from traditional content distribution into the vast avenues of the new technology platforms.

Eric has held position at small start-up (Content Licensing and Business Development - CinemaNow), major Tech (Digital Entertainment Services team at HP) and major studio (Sales, Programming and Acquisitions - Warner Bros) companies, and has expertise and experience on both sides of the negotiation table, licensing music, film and TV rights (out and in) in digital distribution platforms ranging from cable, satellite, OTT, broadband, Consoles, mobile, hotels, etc.


Currently, Eric is the Founder of Impact Global Media - a consulting company focused on the creation and execution of digital strategy for content, technology, and distribution companies navigating the digital transition.
Eric has been a lecturer at USC, UCLA and UCSD as well as a guest speaker to the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) New Technology Opportunities Committee, and a panelist at Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and SXSW. Eric is a Member of Coleman Research Group’s Elite Executive Forum on Entertainment Industry and New Media, whose focus is to aid institutional investors. He also is on the Board of Advisors for Tugg and IFFS.

Eric is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he received his BA in Film Studies and attended the University of London/Imperial College, London, UK.

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