Shirin Etessam

Member Since 2021

Shirin Etessam

Founder | CEO


San Francisco Bay Area

Shirin Etessam is an entrepreneur, seasoned media executive, and transformational speaker. She has produced films, original television series and specials, created several companies, and led campaigns for some of the world’s most recognized companies (ABC, CBS, Discovery, BBC, Facebook, Apple, Intel, Virgin, and many more). A proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, Shirin founded OML TV, a popular platform dedicated to streaming and curating quality, queer female, video content and OML Originals, a female led production company telling diverse female stories through a vast spectrum of film and television genres. Today, Shirin guides seekers in her six-week program, Free to Be, to disconnect their human “being” from their human “doing” to find true and lasting fulfillment.


  • Entrepreunership
  • Leadership
  • Public Speaking


January 4th, 2023

Shifting Perspective: Identity Versus Career

The journey of self-discovery may take some time and definitely some commitment, but it comes down to this: We are a combination of our standards, ideals, values and beliefs.

October 18th, 2022

Why Walking The Talk Is Not a Straight Line

Success and failure walk hand in hand.

July 29th, 2022

Let's Stop Calling It Work-Life Balance

“Work-life balance” is elusive and faulty.

March 9th, 2022

Eight Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Tips for the Next Generation of Business Leaders

The best advice often comes from those who have walked the same path.



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