"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
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 is Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chairman of the 2015 and 2017 NBA Champion 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 Co-Chairman of aXiomatic, an esports and gaming company and is Chairman of the Advisory Board and an Investor in NextVR.
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 hosted. He 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.
In 2016, Peter was named Business Person of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
In 2017, Peter Guber was appointed to the University of California Board of Regents by the Governor of California, Edmund G. Brown Jr. During his 12-year term as a Regent of the University of California, Peter will be part of a governing board responsible for the oversight of all university affairs, providing guidance and perspective on important issues facing public higher education in California.
In 2017, UCLA’s CEO, Chancellor Gene Block, presented Peter with the UCLA Medal, the highest honor for extraordinary accomplishment that may be bestowed upon an individual by UCLA.