Team Members

Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro

Head of Content

With over 20 years in the television business, Paul brings the unique experience as both a buyer and a seller to CRIMETHINK, having spent years as a development executive, a producer, and a network executive. Most recently, he was President of RKO Pictures where he set up television adaptations from the RKO library around town, including the John Ford classic Fort Apache with Ron Moore (Outlander) and Hitchcock’s classic Suspicion with Tony Bassgallop (Apple’s Servant) at Twentieth TV, Special Investigator at Sony TV and The Mad Miss Manton at Warner Bros. TV.

Erik Oleson

Erik Oleson

Founder / CEO

Whether in film or television, Erik Oleson’s passion for storytelling has taken him into writing on a gamut of productions of every type and scope.
As writer, Showrunner and Executive Producer of the upcoming second season of “Carnival Row,” the series marks Oleson’s follow up to the critically acclaimed third and final season of “Marvel’s Daredevil,” which he served as Showrunner and Executive Producer. In the spirit of comic book runs, Oleson put his own stamp on “Marvel’s Daredevil”— crafting a dark, grounded, character-driven thriller, which raised the bar on the action Daredevil fans had come to love. Other upcoming projects for Oleson include developing a television adaptation of the coveted “GI-Joe” franchise.