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, the CBS primetime comedy, he is currently writing and producing 1001 with Picturestart and writing and co-directing Remote with video artist Mika Rottenberg. In 2020, Tousi founded Starfish — a first of its kind, creative IP accelerator investing in proven BIPOC artists. Tousi is a featured artist in K21. He sits on the advisory board of MIT’S Center for Advanced Virtuality and speaks internationally on the convergence of the arts and social impact.