PowerShift: Clay Newbill

Shark Tank likely would not be the household name it has come to embody today without the sharp eye of Clay Newbill. After researching similar shows broadcast in other countries, Clay determined exactly what his vision of Shark Tank was and pitched the idea and his ideal cast members to a team of writers and editors. Clay has taken a hands-on approach to the show, making sure it always clearly shows how authentic every pitch and deal is and actively seeking out the best pitches to air from the show tapings. While he may be best known for his role in keeping Shark Tank relevant and highly rated over 10 years after its debut, Clay has also served as a producer, assistant director, and production manager on several other works throughout his career, including Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color and The Bachelor.