Content/media specialist with 20+ years in television. Dan is currently President of Hartman Media Consultants, providing full consulting services for various media companies, investors and start-ups in the entertainment and media industries. Prior to that he served as senior vice president of Programming Acquisitions for DIRECTV, Inc., where he was responsible for negotiating the agreements with all content companies for carriage on the DIRECTV platform. Dan began his career as a corporate associate in the Los Angeles office of the international law firm O'Melveny & Myers. After 5 years of practice he moved in-house to Fox Broadcasting Company where he served as lead attorney for Fox Sports for three years. Dan left the law profession to head to the business side upon his move to DIRECTV.