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Internet Pioneer Greg Siegel Joins Break Media

Before Greg Siegel became a talent agent in 1996 at Endeavor and represented folks like Ashton Kutcher and Jennifer Garner, he was dabbling while at Stanford with the earliest days of the Internet. He created one of the very first record industry websites (American Recording) and also launched an online chat show, Vima, when the Web browser of choice was Mosaic.

Now, after a three-year stint as founder-CEO of shuttered Glendale outfit, he is moving over to emerging and competitor Break Media as senior vice president, entertainment development. Per the press release:

“Greg has been one of the prominent forces behind merging new media and Hollywood,” said Keith Richman, CEO of Break Media. “He has a unique perspective on where the industry is heading; as we continue to invest resources and focus on developing more and more original content for the web, Greg’s addition leaves us well-positioned as we build new partnerships.”

Last month, announced a spring slate of web series that includes Thinking Out Loud for In that one, Hollywood press junket comedian-correspondents will share their inner dialogue while interviewing attending celebrities.

Meanwhile, we couldn’t help notice that both Siegel’s B.A. and master’s at Stanford were in religious studies. Perhaps he can help shepherd a biblical parody or some other such sacrilegious material to

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