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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 you 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, Cin épolis
    (Film Exhibition)
  • Anna Andree**
    Director of Research, Universal Studio Group/NBCUniversal
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Johnny Baab
    Guitarist, Musical Director, Producer, Member of Ghost Hounds
    (Live Music: Touring and Revenue Streams)
  • Jonathan Baker
    Producer and Past Executive, Sony Pictures Feature Film Marketing and Domestic Television Research; Currently Produced - Sylvie's Love
    (Film Economics; Marketing and Distribution)
  • Olivia Barton**
    Associate Director, Sync Licensing at Sony Music Entertainment
    (Music Monetization & Song Royalties)
  • Alisa Ben
    SVP and Head of Analytics, Canvas Worldwide
    (Fandom in Media)
  • 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)
  • Heather Cohen
    Freelance Strategy and Activation Lead, Publicis Groupe
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Keith Eich
    Experienced Media & Tech Executive in Innovation & Product Development/ Past Director of Digital Distribution Operations, NBCUniversal
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Alison Emilio
    Executive Director of WORDTheatre; Past Director, ReFrame (Sundance Institute & Women In Film Los Angeles)
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Erin Franzman
    Vice President, Content Social Strategy, CBS
    (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 CEO, Rostrum Records
    (Artist Development in the Music Industry)
  • Adam Hime
    Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs and Associate General Counsel, Fifth Season
    (TV Business & Legal Affairs; Intellectual Property)
  • Lee Hollin**
    Senior Vice President and Head of Current Programming, Lionsgate Television
    (Television Marketing and Advertising)
  • Lakshmi Iyengar**
    Agent, Motion Picture Media Finance, CAA
    (Independent Film and Acquisitions)
  • Ed Lammi
    Executive Vice President, Sony Pictures Television
    (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
    Chair of NBCUniversal's Marketing Council
    (Special Faculty Lecturer)
  • Holly Newman
    Head of Business Operations, Oddworld Inhabitants
    (Business of Gaming)
  • Pat Quinn
    Partner/Manager, Quinn Media Management
    (Television Economics)
  • Andrew Saul
    Sr. Vice President of Production Finance, Sony Pictures Television
    (Production Accounting)
  • Emily Skopov
    (Introduction to Writing for Television)
  • Michele Smith
    Vice President of Legacy and Estate Brand Management, Craft Recordings
    (Business Development)
  • Kevin Stein
    Principal/Co-founder, Signal Path Immersive
    (Capstone Project Advisor)
  • Kerry Stranman
    President, Kerry Stranman Insights + Strategy
    (Branded Entertainment)
  • Francois Vallerian
    Vice President of Research, Paramount Global Content Distribution
    (Television Economics)
  • 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)