USC Cinematic Arts

Stephanie Otto is the CEO and Co-Founder of Brainstorm Communications, Inc, a multi Emmy Award Winning Graphic Design company specializing in Interactive Television and Emerging Media.

With unprecedented experience in content, technology and distribution platforms, Stephanie brings tremendous knowledge and strategic thinking to Brainstorm Communications and its clients.  Over the years, Stephanie has lead design and development for numerous On Demand Services, Walled Gardens, Virtual Channels, Full Service Interactive Television platforms, enhanced programming, wireless, home networking solution and web based portals for companies including Cisco, Rogers, Showtime, HBO, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter, Hillcrest Labs, TiVo, Time Warner, TV Guide, Sprint and others.

Brainstorm has received numerous awards for their User Interface Design and Information Graphics, including 5 Emmy Awards.

Prior to forming Brainstorm Communications, Stephanie was the Executive Director Media & Entertainment for FutureBrand Los Angeles (an Interpublic Group of Companies), a leading brand consultancy, where she was responsible for the global competency in integrated solutions and emerging media platforms.  

Prior to that, Stephanie was the Executive Vice President for Pittards Sullivan’s Interactive & Convergent Media Group where she was responsible for the successful product launches and branding initiatives for major media and entertainment clients around the world.