Riaz Patel is a creator/Executive Producer of TV series & media projects that produce ‘perspective-shifting’ experiences for real people. He has been nominated for two Emmy Awards, an NAACP Image Award, and a Women’s Image Network (WIN) Award. His shows have been filmed in twenty-one countries and distributed worldwide by companies like Discovery, A&E, MTV, NBC/Universal, Hulu and Netflix. As a moderator/facilitator he developed “The EPIC System” for uncomfortable conversations which was described by Forbes as a “game-changer” and is currently being taught in high schools, universities, companies and places of worship. He & his work have been featured on CNN, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, The Blaze, and many others. In his spare time, he hosts a show called “4 Chairs,” where he brings people together from all over America for an experience that is both label-shedding and echo-chamber-breaking.