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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)
  • Anna Andree**
    Sr. Television Research Analyst, Universal Studio Group/NBCUniversal
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Jason Arnold
    Manager, Production & Post Production Strategy, Amazon Studios
    (Business Development)
  • Jonathan Baker
    Producer and Past Executive, Sony Pictures Feature Film Marketing and Domestic Television Research; Currently Producer, The Banker
    (Film Economics; Marketing and Distribution)
  • Olivia Barton**
    Sync Licensing Manager, Sony Music Syncshop
    (Music Monetization / Song Royalties)
  • 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)
  • Krysta Brown**
    Marketing Manager, Solstice Studios
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Joe Cuello
    Head of Strategy and Operations, 1iota Productions
    (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
    Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Endeavor Content
    (TV Business & Legal Affairs; Intellectual Property)
  • Lee Hollin**
    Senior Vice President and Head of Current Programming, Lionsgate Television
    (Television Marketing and Advertising)
  • Lakshmi Iyengar
    Vice President, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
    (Independent Film and Acquisitions)
  • Ed Lammi
    Executive Vice President, Sony Pictures Television
    (Film/TV Production Management)
  • 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)
  • Scott Shooman
    Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, CBS Films
    (Film Festival Instructor; Film Acquisitions)
  • Michele Smith
    Vice President of Legacy and Estate Brand Management, Craft Recordings
    (Business Development)
  • Kevin Stein
    Principal, Stein Company, Inc.
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • John Tarnoff
    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)
  • Kevin Yoder
    Executive Vice President, Theatrical Strategy for National Research Group (NRG)
    (Market Research in the Entertainment Industry)