MEIM Faculty

Heinz College's Master of Entertainment Industry Management program offers students the opportunity to learn from some of the biggest players in the entertainment business.    *CMU Alumni   ** MEIM Alumni

  • Alberto Alcaraz - Process & Continuous Improvement Manager, Cinepolis
    (Film Exhibition)
  • Jonathan Baker - Producer/Past executive at Sony Pictures Feature Film Marketing and Domestic Television Research/ Currently Producer - Crown Heights, Basmati Blues
    (Film Economics, Marketing and Distribution/Creative Enterprises: For-Profit Systems & Structures)
  • Alisa Ben - Head of Strategy and Revenue, Rostrum Records
    (The Economy of a Record Label)
  • Liz Berlin - Founder, partner and touring musician with Rusted Root, Co-owner of Mr. Smalls Theatre, Recording and Mastering Studio, Founder/Director, Creative.Life.Support
    (Live Music: Touring & Revenue Streams)
  • Keith Boesky - Principal – Boesky & Company
    (Business of Gaming)
  • Matthew Brodlie - Director of Acquisitions, Original Films at Netflix
    (Independent Film and Acquisitions)
  • Leonard Caric - President and Chief Executive Officer, Uncle Charley’s Sausage Company
    (Entrepreneurship in Creative Enterprises)
  • Kate Christensen - Marketing & Digital Strategy Consultant/ Past Director of Digital Media, Sony Pictures Television
    (Digital Strategy)
  • Mark Christopher - Writer/Director/Producer: Debut feature "54"; Creator/Executive Producer: "Real Life: The Musical"
    (Creative Producing)
  • Joe Cuello - General Manager at Escapex, Past SVP of Creative Music Integration for MTV
    (Music Supervision)
  • Ji Young Denick** - Founder and Managing Partner, MineMR
    (Capstone Advisor, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)
  • Keith Eich* - Past Director of Digital Distribution Operations, NBCUniversal/Currently Vice President of Product Development at LegalZoom
    (Capstone Advisor, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)
  • Alison Emilio - Director, ReFrame (Sundance Institute & Women In Film Los Angeles)
    Television Marketing and Advertising
  • Erin Franzman - Senior Director of Content and Product Strategy, CBS Interactive
    Television Marketing and Advertising
  • Daniel T. Green* - Program Director
    (Entertainment Ethics/ Script and Story Analysis/ Capstone/ Practicum)
  • Benjy Grinberg - Founder and President, Rostrum Records
    (Artist Development in the Music Industry)
  • John Harrison - Director/Producer/Composer
    (Film/TV Production Management)
  • Adam Hime - Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs at Viacom Media Networks
    (Intellectual Property)
  • Lee Hollin** -  Vice President, Current Programming at CBS Network and CBS TV Studios
    (Television Development Workshop)
  • Ed Lammi - Executive Vice President, Sony Pictures Television
    (Film/TV Production Management)
  • David Lavin - Senior Vice President of Business Affairs at CBS Television Studios, Inc.
    (Television Business & Legal Affairs)
  • Ashleigh Marzynski** - Research Manager, International Client Service at NRG
    (Film Economics, Marketing and Distribution)
  • Tom Meredith - Consultant, Television Research, Screen Engine LLC Capstone Advisor
    (Capstone Advisor, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)
  • Miguel Mier* - Chief Operating Officer of Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, Producer - 3 Idiotas
    (Film Exhibition)
  • John Miller - Chief Marketing Officer for the NBC Universal Television Group
    (Special Faculty Lecturer)
  • Bob Moczydlowsky** - Managing Director, Music at Techstars
    (Digital Content Distribution)
  • Holly Newman - CEO, Liquid Entertainment/Past EVP, Crave Entertainment
    (Business of Gaming)
  • Pat Quinn - Partner/Manager, Quinn Media Management
  • Dan Rosen - Past Head of Research, Warner Bros. Studios/Currently an entertainment research consultant
    (Market Research in the Entertainment Industry, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)
  • Jeffrey Schneider - Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, National Geographic Partners
    (TV Economics/Intellectual Property, Entertainment Economics)
  • Charles Segars - Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, Ovation TV and Ovation New Media
    (Special Faculty Lecturer)
  • Scott Shooman - Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, CBS Films
    (Film Festival Instructor/Film Acquisitions)
  • Kevin Stein - Media and Marketing Strategist. Principal, Kevin Stein Consulting
    (Capstone Advisor, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)
  • John Tarnoff - Head of Industry Relations, Past executive at DreamWorks Animation, Co-Founder of Village Roadshow Pictures.
    (Future of the Industry, Capstone Project I, Capstone Project II)

  • Paula Wagner* - Producer/CEO, Chestnut Ridge Productions, Past CEO, MGM/Cruise/Wagner Productions
    (Navigating the Practical Realities of the Film Industry)