Prior to the Amazon Original series The Expanse, Naren Shankar spent eight seasons as a Writer-Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner of the most-watched show in the world, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2011 he helped launch NBC’s Grimm as a Writer-Executive Producer.
Before CSI, Shankar was an Executive Producer on the SyFy Channel cult hit series Farscape for The Jim Henson Company, and spent three seasons as a writer-producer on Showtime’s The Outer Limits.
Shankar began his career as a writer and science consultant for Star Trek: The Next Generation and he holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics & Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Shankar has been honored with multiple Emmy nominations for Best Series, a WGA Award nomination for CSI’s two-hour event “Grave Danger” directed by Quentin Tarantino and has received WGC and Saturn Awards for The Outer Limits, CSI