Peter Guber is Chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group. Prior to Mandalay, Peter Guber 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. Peter Guber 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 and The Kids Are All Right.
Peter Guber is the Owner and Co-executive Chairman of the NBA franchise, the Golden State Warriors. He is the Co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the storied Major League Baseball franchise, led by the Guggenheim Baseball Management group headed by Mark Walter together with Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Mandalay Baseball Properties, a subsidiary of Mandalay Sports Entertainment which includes professional baseball franchises, sports marketing and venue management. Among the professional sports franchises that are owned and/or operated by Mandalay Baseball Properties are the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, a Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, a Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, the Frisco RoughRiders, a Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and the Dayton Dragons, a Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds.
Peter Guber is a weekly entertainment and media analyst for Fox Business News and a full professor at UCLA. He serves on the board of directors of Demand Media and is Co-Founder of Geek Chic Daily, which merged with Nerdist Industries to become a multi-platform creator of genre and popular-culture content. Peter Guber is a noted author with works including “Inside The Deep” and “Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood.” Guber wrote the cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled, “The Four Truths of the Storyteller” and has also authored op-ed pieces for the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. Guber‘s most recent business book, Tell To Win – Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.