As the president of A-List Talent, Stephen Shamus builds on more than 19 years of experience with Comic Con producer Wizard World Inc. and its predecessor, Wizard Entertainment. He most recently served as the company's chief marketing officer and, in that role, booked more than 400 celebrity guests per year at Comic Con events. Over the course of his tenure, Stephen Shamus booked such well-known personalities as Patrick Stewart, Matt Smith, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and Anthony Mackie.
Stephen Shamus has produced more than 150 Comic Cons in total, each of which has drawn 10,000 to 80,000 fans. He oversaw all logistical aspects for each event, which ranged from traffic flow to guest artist hospitality, while simultaneously managing all online and offline event marketing. He actively promoted the use of social media as a driver of ticket sales and managed the event's web page, which created an interactive link with fans and enabled the timely dissemination of crucial event information.
Stephen Shamus now uses his logistical and communications acumen to bring celebrity talent to a number of diverse events. Able to facilitate a variety of celebrity appearances, including photo opportunities and speaking engagements, he works with both commercial and personal clients.