Ethan Applen

Ethan Applen

Los Angeles, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since April 09, 2013
Program Director of Media Camp and Executive Director, Global Business Development, Warner Bros. Quote_down
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Type of investor Incubator
Typical investment size Under $25,000
Typical investments in a year 12
Locations of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor
SDSU , BA , Economics

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Ethan is Executive Director, Global Business Development at Warner Bros, and one of the program directors of Media Camp, the studio’s media-focused accelerator. He is responsible for identifying how emerging technologies will radically change the way consumers experience entertainment content, and the new business models that will facilitate those consumer shifts.  Ethan has done extensive work in the area of innovation and facilitation as a catalyst for growth; this includes internal innovation initiatives targeting new processes to enable quicker ideation, prototyping, and launching of ideas to market, as well as external partnerships allowing for innovation through collaboration (through partnerships, JVs, commercial deals, and direct investments/accelerator models). He has a history of success in building and launching new business models and products to the market.

Ethan earned a BA in Economics from SDSU and an MBA from USC. When he is not working, Ethan enjoys brewing beer, cooking, gardening and playing the guitar