Friedman won over four other national finalists
Summit Entertainment and its CEO and co-chairman Robert Friedman have been awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Media, Entertainment and Communications honor, announced at an Ernst and Young gala on Saturday.
Friedman has helped shape Summit into studio that develops, finances, produces and distributes.
The Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award was established in 1986.
Past recipients include AEG’s prexy and CEO Timothy Leiweke and David Liu, CEO and co-founder of The Knot.