About Peter Guber

Executive. Entrepreneur.
#1 NYT Bestselling Author.

"The road to success always has a puncture or two.
LEARN THE LESSONS AND MOVE ON.
Failure will be a handmaiden on your journey to success."
- Peter Guber

Curiosity & Personal Reinvention

Peter Guber’s career has been fueled by curiosity and personal reinvention. A successful executive and entrepreneur in various industries, Peter has deep strategic and operational experience with universal application.

 

Speaking & Consulting

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Executive Leadership

Peter currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group. Prior to Mandalay, he was Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Chairman and CEO of Polygram Entertainment, Co-Founder of Casablanca Record & Filmworks and President of Columbia Pictures.

He produced or executive produced (personally or through his companies) 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, The Kids Are All Right, and Soul Surfer.

Peter Guber speaking at the Los Angeles Business Journal Hall of Fame event. photo: LABJ Photographer

Entrepreneurial Expertise

Peter is Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chairman of the 2015 NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors, an Owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and an Owner and Executive Chairman of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). He is an Owner of Dick Clark Productions, a leading independent producer of television programming including such perennial hits as the American Music Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and So You Think You Can Dance. He is Chairman of Mandalay Sports Media and a full professor at UCLA.

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Peter Guber Signing his #1 New York Times Bestseller Tell To Win

Author & Television Host

Peter is a noted author with works including Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood, which became a 7 year television series on AMC which he hostedHe wrote the cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled, The Four Truths of the Storyteller.  His most recent business book, Tell To Win, became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

 

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Business Person of the Year

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In 2016, Peter was named Business Person of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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Peter with his wife and daughters at the 2016 Los Angeles Business Journal Hall of Fame event. photo: LABJ photographer
Peter with his wife and daughters at the 2016 Los Angeles Business Journal Hall of Fame event. photo: LABJ photographer

Keys to Success

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Keys to Success

Peter believes the keys to his successful and sustaining career have been authenticity, attitude, and aptitude and always believing “no” means “on.”

 

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