Entrepreneur | #1 NYT Bestselling Author of Tell to Win
Great story telling is more than just entertainment; it is a highly powerful and vastly underutilized professional business tool. Peter Guber, who is among the most successful executives and entrepreneurs in the world of entertainment and communication, has dedicated himself to coaching current and future leaders in the art of telling purposeful stories that propel business success.
Guber is chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group and a full professor at UCLA who is now teaching for his 40th consecutive year.. Prior to joining Mandalay, he was chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment; chairman and CEO of Polygram Entertainment; Co-Founder of Casablanca Record and Filmworks; and President of Columbia Pictures. He has produced or executive produced films that garnered five Best Picture Academy Award nominations (winning for Rain Man) and box office hits that include The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Batman, Flashdance and The Kids Are All Right.
Guber is also the owner and co-executive chairman of the Golden State Warriors, and the co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
A number-one New York Times bestselling author, Guber’s works include Inside The Deep and Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood. He wrote a cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled, “The Four Truths of the Storyteller,” and has also authored op-ed pieces for the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. Guber’s business book, Tell To Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, became a #1 New York Times bestseller.