Investors & ADVISORY COMMITTEE

We have hand selected influential individuals across various industries to make up our group of investors and advisory committee members. This group is made up of academy award-winners, filmmakers and c-suite executives. They are our sounding board, providing us with guidance, perspective and direction as we navigate the markets we operate in.

EFFIE BROWN, INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD WINNING PRODUCER   Effie is an award-winning producer known for championing inclusion and diversity in Hollywood and highly acclaimed, multi-platform projects including HBO’s  Project Greenlight  (EP), FOX’s  Star  (EP, season 1), and independent feature  Dear White People . Effie has also produced for studios including Disney, Lionsgate, Screen Gems, and Pathé.

EFFIE BROWN, INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD WINNING PRODUCER

Effie is an award-winning producer known for championing inclusion and diversity in Hollywood and highly acclaimed, multi-platform projects including HBO’s Project Greenlight (EP), FOX’s Star (EP, season 1), and independent feature Dear White People. Effie has also produced for studios including Disney, Lionsgate, Screen Gems, and Pathé.

JEFF ASSAF, FOUNDER AND CIO OF ICG ADVISORS   Jeff is the Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee Chairman of leading independent outsourced CIO firm, ICG Advisors. In addition to setting the firm’s strategic direction and managing client relationships, Jeff supervises all portfolio construction and modelling.

JEFF ASSAF, FOUNDER AND CIO OF ICG ADVISORS

Jeff is the Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee Chairman of leading independent outsourced CIO firm, ICG Advisors. In addition to setting the firm’s strategic direction and managing client relationships, Jeff supervises all portfolio construction and modelling.

TOM STAGGS, FORMER COO AND CFO OF DISNEY   Tom became executive vice president and CFO of Disney in 1998. As CFO, Tom was instrumental in purchasing Pixar for $7.4 billion in 2006 as well as acquiring Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion in 2009. Tom went on to become COO in 2015. He is now currently a board member of Spotify.

TOM STAGGS, FORMER COO AND CFO OF DISNEY

Tom became executive vice president and CFO of Disney in 1998. As CFO, Tom was instrumental in purchasing Pixar for $7.4 billion in 2006 as well as acquiring Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion in 2009. Tom went on to become COO in 2015. He is now currently a board member of Spotify.

DEBORAH OPPENHEIMER, ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER   Deborah was Executive Producer of  The Drew Carey Show, George Lopez, and Wanda Sykes.  She has been Strategic Advisor and Consultant to  Downton Abbey . She won the Academy Award for producing the acclaimed documentary  Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport . She most recently produced  Foster , with HBO as its distributor.

DEBORAH OPPENHEIMER, ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER

Deborah was Executive Producer of The Drew Carey Show, George Lopez, and Wanda Sykes. She has been Strategic Advisor and Consultant to Downton Abbey. She won the Academy Award for producing the acclaimed documentary Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport. She most recently produced Foster, with HBO as its distributor.

RICK HESS, FOUNDER OF EVOLUTION MEDIA   Rick is a founder and Co-Managing Partner of Evolution Media, a multi-stage investment firm that partners with passionate entrepreneurs across entertainment, lifestyle, media, sports, and technology. Evolution leverages its global platform and relationships to accelerate the growth of its portfolio companies that are shaping and disrupting these industries. Evolution’s investment partners include TPG, the global private equity firm with over $100B under management, Jeff Skoll’s Participant Media, and Blue Pool Capital, the investment firm founded by Joe Tsai and Jack Ma.

RICK HESS, FOUNDER OF EVOLUTION MEDIA

Rick is a founder and Co-Managing Partner of Evolution Media, a multi-stage investment firm that partners with passionate entrepreneurs across entertainment, lifestyle, media, sports, and technology. Evolution leverages its global platform and relationships to accelerate the growth of its portfolio companies that are shaping and disrupting these industries. Evolution’s investment partners include TPG, the global private equity firm with over $100B under management, Jeff Skoll’s Participant Media, and Blue Pool Capital, the investment firm founded by Joe Tsai and Jack Ma.

JON TURTELTAUB, PRODUCER/DIRECTOR   Jon is a renowned producer and director, known for his National Treasure franchise and many other hit films. In total, Jon’s films have grossed over $2B worldwide .

JON TURTELTAUB, PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

Jon is a renowned producer and director, known for his National Treasure franchise and many other hit films. In total, Jon’s films have grossed over $2B worldwide.

MICHAEL HACKMAN, CEO OF HACKMAN CAPITAL PARTNERS   Michael is founder and CEO of Hackman Capital Partners, a privately-held real estate investment and operating company focusing on commercial and industrial properties in major U.S. markets. Hackman Capital Partners owns and operates The Culver Studios and CBS Television City.

MICHAEL HACKMAN, CEO OF HACKMAN CAPITAL PARTNERS

Michael is founder and CEO of Hackman Capital Partners, a privately-held real estate investment and operating company focusing on commercial and industrial properties in major U.S. markets. Hackman Capital Partners owns and operates The Culver Studios and CBS Television City.

DAVID NASAW, CO-FOUNDER OF METROPOLITAN REAL ESTATE EQUITY MANAGEMENT   David is Co-Founder of Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, LLC; the firm was sold to The Carlyle Group in 2013. He serves on the board of Sutter Health and is chair of its investment committee. He is also a senior advisor to Urban Advisors and Hackman Capital Partners.

DAVID NASAW, CO-FOUNDER OF METROPOLITAN REAL ESTATE EQUITY MANAGEMENT

David is Co-Founder of Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, LLC; the firm was sold to The Carlyle Group in 2013. He serves on the board of Sutter Health and is chair of its investment committee. He is also a senior advisor to Urban Advisors and Hackman Capital Partners.

KEITH L. HORN, FOUNDER OF LORING CAPITAL ADVISORS    Keith is the founder and Managing Member of Loring Capital Advisors, an investment advisory and consulting firm. He served as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Committee of Elliott Management Corporation, a global, multi-strategy private investment fund with more than $30 billion of assets under management, from 2003 to 2015. Prior to joining Elliott, beginning in 1987, Mr. Horn spent 16 years at Merrill Lynch serving in various capacities, including Global Head of Leveraged Finance, Head of Latin America Debt, Chief of Staff to the Chairman and President and a managing director in High Yield Finance and Investment Banking. Mr. Horn began his career in private practice as a corporate and securities attorney.

KEITH L. HORN, FOUNDER OF LORING CAPITAL ADVISORS

Keith is the founder and Managing Member of Loring Capital Advisors, an investment advisory and consulting firm. He served as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Committee of Elliott Management Corporation, a global, multi-strategy private investment fund with more than $30 billion of assets under management, from 2003 to 2015. Prior to joining Elliott, beginning in 1987, Mr. Horn spent 16 years at Merrill Lynch serving in various capacities, including Global Head of Leveraged Finance, Head of Latin America Debt, Chief of Staff to the Chairman and President and a managing director in High Yield Finance and Investment Banking. Mr. Horn began his career in private practice as a corporate and securities attorney.