A Theorem is a truth, comprised of established truths.
What We Do
Theorem Media brings innovation to worldwide distribution for the independent media and documentary film community. We harness modalities including theatrical, educational, streaming and broadcast to empower these amazing stories to deliver meaningful cultural influence driven by wholly sustainable business operations and economics.
Our team shapes new perspectives through myriad lenses. We are relentless about building teams of collaborators that come from different backgrounds, push for new ways of thinking and value diversity of thought.
Board of Directors
Territory Account Manager, Oncology Genentech.
Benjamin Alderfer has 20 years of experience in biotech and pharmaceutical sales and sales-leadership. He is currently with Genentech’s oncology division. Throughout his career he has built cross-functional and cross-organizational teams including doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, administration executives and NP/PAs in an effort to centralize the care around the patient. He has a deep passion for Organizational Psychology, race relations and building teams to overcome complex issues.
Director of Admissions at International School of Brooklyn
Torsie Judkins is currently the Director of Admissions at International School of Brooklyn. Prior to ISB he held positions at Town School in New York, Rye Country Day School and Durham Academy. He has been a teacher, a coach and an administrator and has a deep passion for helping kids not only access Independent Schools through admissions counseling but also helping students flourish in these new and sometimes challenging environments. He holds a bachelor's in business administration from North Carolina Wesleyan College and a Master of Professional Studies in educational leadership from Manhattanville College.
Joseph W. Seivold
Headmaster, Berkeley Preparatory School
Joseph W. Seivold has worked in some of the finest independent schools in the country, including Durham Academy, The Blake School in Minneapolis, and now as the Headmaster at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Florida. At Berkeley, he leads a thriving 86-acre campus that is home to approximately 1,380 students and 300 faculty and staff. Joe played a vital role in helping the school complete the $65 million Above & Beyond capital campaign, and is currently focused on innovation in the curriculum in all three divisions. Mr. Seivold graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UNC with a degree in history. While at UNC, he was an Academic All-American and a four-time All-American lacrosse player. He holds a master's degree in Education Administration from St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Executive Director & CEO
Douglas Dicconson is a driven media executive with a deep passion for creating entertaining educational content as a way of driving a better future in the digital age. He has delivered award winning global communications campaigns including film, TV, digital, print, outdoor, event, original programming and mobile applications. His work has been honored by Clio Awards, Webby Awards, London International Advertising Awards, Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards and Cannes Lions. He has developed, produced and distributed creative content for organizations including P&G, GE, The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, and Paul Allen (Vulcan Productions).
Kimberly Dicconson has more than 15 years of experience leading creative strategy and execution, including significant depth in copywriting and global consumer/audience insight research. She spent her early career working in Advertising at Grey, Euro RSCG, H&S and others. She has written for print, TV, video, web and social media channels for client partners including P&G, Aventis, Pfizer, The Dreyfus Foundation, GE and Toyota.
Charlie Shipman has experience working at major financial and accounting firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Paramount Television (CBS Distribution) and others. Charlie earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Accounting from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed the CFP Certification Program through New York University School of Professional Studies. Charlie Shipman has experience working at major financial and accounting firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Paramount Television (CBS Distribution) and others. Charlie earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Accounting from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed the CFP Certification Program through New York University School of Professional Studies.
Innovation & Strategy Officer
Karol is an Austrian-born American entrepreneur and media industry innovator with broad motion picture, Internet, digital, broadcast, publishing, and event backgrounds. He has produced over two dozen award-winning films and his career spans three decades including pioneering leadership in the American independent film sector. Karol is Partner/COO of Abramorama and Founder/CBO of Thought Engine. Karol was the President of Film for Michael Cohl’s S2BN Entertainment, EVP of Film & Animation at Babel Networks, President/Publisher of Silicon Alley Reporter, and Head of Film at Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures. While at Palm, he led operations and brand positioning for the RES Media Group unit, including its digital film festival RESFEST, the world’s original digital arts and entertainment festival, which in its 10th year (’06) was a global touring event spanning 6 continents, 19 countries and 40 cities worldwide.