The Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series will feature Tom Rothman ’80, chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Motion Picture Group.
As chair, he oversees all of the studio’s motion picture production and distribution activities worldwide. He joined Sony Pictures in 2013 as chairman of TriStar Productions. Previously, Rothman has held various positions of increasing responsibility in the entertainment industry. During his 18-year tenure at Fox, he served as president of Fox Searchlight, president of Twentieth Century Fox Film Group, and chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, part of Fox Entertainment Group, Inc. He also presided over two of the highest grossing films, Titanic and Avatar.
The Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series brings high-profile leaders from across professional sectors to Columbia Law School. As part of the school’s commitment to fostering leadership at all levels, events in this series will provide members of our community with the opportunity to learn from the experiences and insights of visionary thinkers and innovative practitioners from around the world.
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