San Francisco, CA 84108, US
Combining the adventurous spirit of hit movies like Oceans 11 and The A Team with the unparalleled competence and can-do attitude of the United States military, “OPS-USA” deploys an interdisciplinary team of veterans — each a “Top Gun” expert in a different domain — to take on real challenges here at home, tell the stories of returning vets, and help rebuild America, one mission at a time.
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Reality TV Series Pilot
This is a new kind of reality TV series that takes a team of Veterans and sends them on missions across the nation to solve problems using their skills, supported by resources provided by nonprofit organizations, corporate sponsors, government programs and a virtual army of viewers. The Veterans will be like the “A Team” as they solve problems like gridlock, global warming, natural disasters and other problems that plague the country.
Managing Director Manufacturing/Production
Peter Calabrese is an award-winning director, producer and senior network executive with more than 30 years of experience in commercial network, syndication, cable and public television. While at NBC, he supervised production of more than 600 hours of programming per year including The Tonight Show, and Saturday Night Live, and was actively involved in the development of SCTV, Late Night with David Letterman, and Motown 25.
Chief Business Development
Tom Deierlein is the co-founder and CEO of ThunderCat Technology, named by Forbes as one of “America’s Most Promising Companies”. He is E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, Greater Washington. Prior to ThunderCat, Tom was the Chief Operating Officer of Dynamic Logic, which was acquired by Millward Brown in 2005. May 2009 Tom was named COO of Simulmedia Inc. A West Point graduate, Tom is an Airborne Ranger, wounded warrior, and Iraq War Vet.
Chairman of the Veterans Employment Committee San Mateo County, Congresswoman Speier Veteran Advisor, President Obama Community Leader Committee & CA Veteran of the Year 2011