Mahyad Tousi is a multidisciplinary artist and storyteller. His work has spanned across mediums, genres, and platforms, ranging from contemporary art to Television to Hollywood blockbusters. In addition to Executive Producing United States of Al, a CBS primetime comedy, he is currently writing and producing 1001 with Picturestart, and writing and co-directing Remote with video artist Mika Rottenberg. Tousi is a featured artist in K21: a curated collection of 21 unique NFT artworks by a diverse roster of influential and pioneering contemporary, digital, and cryptonative artists, assembled by an anonymous team of cryptoart originators and curators with over 50 years of collective experience leading contemporary art and digital programs at some of the most renown institutions in the world. In 2020, Tousi founded Starfish — a first of its kind, creative IP accelerator investing in proven BIPOC artists. Tousi sits on the advisory board of MIT’S Center for Advanced Virtuality and speaks internationally on the convergence of the arts and social impact.