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MEET OUR INDUSTRY EXPERTS


In Your Second Year, Learn From Pros Who Live the Entertainment Business

MEIM Industry 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 Deputy Director, Cinépolis
    (Film Exhibition)
  • Jason Arnold
    Director, Strategy & Initiatives, NBCUniversal Media
    (Business Development)
  • Jonathan Baker
    Producer and Past Executive, Sony Pictures Feature Film Marketing and Domestic Television Research; Currently Producer, Spamalot
    (Film Economics; Marketing and Distribution)
  • Olivia Barton
    Games and Apps Licensing Specialist, Sony Music Entertainment
    (Music Monetization / Song Royalties)
  • Alisa Ben
    SVP Strategic Marketing Intelligence, Zimmerman Advertising
    (The Economy of a Record Label)
  • Liz Berlin
    Founder, Partner, and touring musician with Rusted Root; Co-owner, Mr. Smalls Theatre, Recording, and Mastering Studio; Founder/Director, Creative.Life.Support
    (Live Music: Touring & Revenue Streams)
  • Matthew Brodlie
    Director of Acquisitions, Original Films at Netflix
    (Independent Film and Acquisitions)
  • 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 of "Real Life: The Musical"
    (Creative Producing)
  • Joe Cuello
    CEO, SilverLogic Labs; Past SVP of Creative Music Integration, MTV
    (Music in the Media)
  • Keith Eich*
    Vice President of Product Development, LegalZoom; Past Director of Digital Distribution Operations, NBCUniversal
    (Entertainment Economics; Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Alison Emilio
    Director, ReFrame (Sundance Institute & Women In Film Los Angeles)
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Erin Franzman
    Senior Director of Content and Product Strategy, CBS Interactive
    (Television Marketing and Advertising)
  • Daniel T. Green, Ph.D.*
    MEIM Program Director, Heinz College
    (Entertainment Ethics; Script and Story Analysis; Capstone Project and Practicum Advisor)
  • 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, Viacom Media Networks
    (TV Business & Legal Affairs; Intellectual Property)
  • Lee Hollin**
    Senior Vice President, Television Programming, Lionsgate
    (Television Marketing and Advertising)
  • Lakshmi Iyengar
    Vice President, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
    (Indpendent Film and Acquisitions)
  • Ed Lammi
    Executive Vice President, Sony Pictures Television
    (Film/TV Production Management)
  • Ashleigh Marzynski**
    Senior Research Manager, International Client Service, NRG
    (Film Economics; Marketing and Distribution)
  • Tom Meredith
    Consultant, Television Research, Screen Engine LLC
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Miguel Mier*
    Chief Operating Officer, Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas; Producer, 3 Idiotas
    (Film Exhibition)
  • John Miller
    Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Universal Television Group
    (Special Faculty Lecturer)
  • Bob Moczydlowsky**
    Managing Director, Music at Techstars
    (Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
  • Holly Newman
    CEO, Liquid Entertainment; Past EVP, Crave Entertainment
    (Business of Gaming)
  • Pat Quinn
    Partner/Manager, Quinn Media Management
    (Television Economics)
  • Charles Segars
    Chief Executive Officer and 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
    Executive Vice President of Business Development, Stayhealthy and Augmently
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • John Tarnoff
    MEIM Head of Industry Relations; Past Executive, DreamWorks Animation; Co-Founder, Village Roadshow Pictures
    (Future of the Industry; Capstone Project Advisor)
     
  • Paula Wagner*
    Producer/CEO, Chestnut Ridge Productions; Past CEO, MGM/Cruise/Wagner Productions
    (Navigating the Practical Realities of the Film Industry)