|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Executive MBA||1992|
|Entertainment Technology and Strategic Business Development|
|California Polytechnic State University, BSME/BSEE||1980|
|Bachelor of Science Mechanical and Electrical Engineering|
Executive management professional with over (25) years of experience working in the entertainment & media industry supporting the major (8) studios, four (4) major record labels and major studio subsidiaries worldwide.
Extensive corporate development, business development, entertainment technology, global sales & marketing, major studio operations, finance, strategy and new technology experience.
Broad background in digital entertainment & media, 3D digital cinema, film, music, digital distribution, eBooks, production, postproduction, professional audio, online, videogame, mobile, IT infrastructure and professional & consumer electronics. P&L responsibility generating over $5B in new revenues for:
â€¢ Sony â€¢ JVC â€¢ Microsoft â€¢ DreamWorks â€¢ Amblin â€¢ Pioneer â€¢ Universal Studios â€¢ Mattel Electronics â€¢ PricewaterhouseCoopers â€¢ Gartner
Managed major programs for entertainment & media companies including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fox Entertainment Group, DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros Entertainment, Time-Warner, Technicolor, Thomson, Barco NV, Sony Electronics, The Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, Amblin Entertainment, Lionsgate Entertainment, Activision-Blizzard, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Group, Warner Music Group, EMI Music, Pandora, Facebook, Apple, Google, Yahoo! Music, Hulu and Amazon. Strong experience in the areas of social media networks, 3D Digital Cinema, production, postproduction, professional audio, live sound, streaming media services, digital marketing, home entertainment, Blu-ray, sourcing, data center, program management, subscription media services, start-up ventures, venture capital, investment banking and merger & acquisitions (M&A).