Peter Guber
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United States

Mandalay Pictures

Peter
Guber

Chairman / CEO

After long runs at Columbia and Sony, which Guber exited as CEO in 1995, he launched a series of shingles before becoming founder of Mandalay Entertainment, which he has operated ever since. The company soon branched into financing independent film and TV development and sports media. His films, which include “The Kids Are All Right,” “Rain Man” and “The Witches of Eastwick,” have earned upwards of $3 billion worldwide and nabbed 50 Academy Awards nominations. In athletics, Guber has ownership stakes in the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Football Club and is owner/co-executive chairman of esports’ Team Liquid. He’s chairman of Dick Clark Productions, and in 2015 he invested in and joined the board of immersive-entertainment company NextVR. 

Career

  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Casablanca Record and FilmWorks

Education

  • Syracuse University (NY, USA)
  • New York University (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • Sports Impact

Philanthropy

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Peter Guber Sues His Insurance Broker Over Stolen Bronze Head

Peter Guber Sues His Insurance Broker Over Stolen Bronze Head

It's been three years since Peter Guber lost a Roman bronze head, and the mogul is still looking for payback.On Thursday, Guber filed a lawsuit against Abacus Insurance Brokers, alleging that the company failed to properly advise him on policies when he took possession of the multi-million dollar antiquity. As a result, Guber's insurance claims for the missing head have been denied.The story goes back to 2012, when Guber -- the chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group, and a...

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What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given in your career?

“Be dyslexic: think “NO” means “ON”.”

What or who inspires you?

“Nelson Mandela.”

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