William Medici is an entrepreneur, adviser, writer & producer, media contributor and philanthropist.
William is the CEO & Founder of Dolce, a leading international media company specializing in multi-platform content development, exhibition and distribution including over 2,200 hours of programming from feature films, documentaries, TV series, animation & specials to live broadcast and lifestyle programming.
William is the Co-Founder of Elbow Grease Media, the stakeholder engagement agency. We develop compelling content and distribute it to the right stakeholder, on-demand. We help brands engage with stakeholders i.e. customers, employees, talent, shareholders, investors, business partners and suppliers, regulators and government agencies. Our bold strategy, rooted in business rigor, combined with a bit of elbow grease, gives brands the competitive advantage and drive bottom-line results.
William is the President & Co-Founder of The Medici Foundation, a non-profit 501c (3), private foundation he leads together with his wife Lisa that promotes and provides opportunities in the arts. The foundation has sponsored a number of initiatives including the Veteran Film Lab, Angelo Musco’s Illy Cafe Art Series, the Off-Broadway play entitled Bagabonds, the New York City International Film Festival as well as leading the historic landmark of Little Italy & Chinatown in New York City.
His writing, producing and directing work includes feature films, documentaries and television series some of which include NBC’s primetime special, “Little Italy: Past, Present & Future,” as well as the TV series “American Dream(s).” He was the executive producer and host of “The Medici Roundtable” a one-hour live broadcast focused on current affairs. Click here to view William Medici’s TV & Film credits.
William was the Chairman & Founder of TM Universal, a strategic communications firm that was acquired by Cheil Worldwide in 2011. Some of the clients that TM Universal has had the privilege to work with include Samsung, Virgin, Corona, Pfizer, NBC, Voya, TUI, Essel Group, Realogy, Philip Morris International, Lucas Bols, Ford Motor Company, Dow Corning, RTL Group, Unicef, Z Living TV, Retail Energy Supply Association, the Plastics Industry Trade Association, State & Federal Communications, Zee TV, Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America and the National Park Foundation.
William speaks Italian, Spanish & Farsi and sits on the board of the New York City International Film Festival. He is a member and supporter of The American Legion, The Green Beret Foundation, The Association of the United States Army, CIA Officers Memorial Foundation, Humane Society of America, ASPCA, Wildlife Conservation Society, The SOF Foundation and The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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