Paul Sweeting is a veteran business journalist and industry analyst specializing in the intersecting worlds of media, technology and public policy. He is the founder and principal of Concurrent Media Strategies, LLC, a Washington, DC-based consulting and editorial services firm launched in 2010. Prior to launching Concurrent Media Strategies, Sweeting spent 20 years as a media business journalist, writing for such leading publications as Billboard, Publishers Weekly, Broadcasting & Cable, Video Business and Variety. He was a co-author of the Movie Business Book edited by Jason E. Squire and published in 2004. From 2009 to 2015 Sweeting was chief digital media analyst for GigaOM Research and a contributor to the GigaOM website. He currently serves as editorial director of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance and its family of websites and newsletters and also edits the Concurrent Media blog. Sweeting is based in Washington, DC and is a graduate of Columbia University in New York City.