Michael Yanover is the head of the Business Development department at Creative Artists Agency, the worldâ€™s leading entertainment and sports agency. CAAâ€™s Business Development department creates new lines of business for the agency, in addition to servicing clients across the agency.
Michael also leads CAAâ€™s Digital Media group, which focuses on the representation of individual and corporate clients within the technology sector.
Prior to joining CAA, Michael was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Macromedia (now part of Adobe) where he launched their successful online division, Atom Entertainment (now part of Viacom). Previously, Michael ran his own entertainment production company, which produced two television series for domestic and international broadcast, and a theatrical film released by MGM. Michael began his career in M&A, corporate finance and entertainment law at Bankers Trust and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, in New York, and at Sinclair Tenenbaum & Co., a leading entertainment law firm in Los Angeles. Michael holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a JD from the University of Toronto.
Michael sits on the board of the not-for-profit Do Something organization that encourages young people to become active in their communities.
- 02/07/11 -techcrunch.com