C-Suite Speaker Series: Gerry Byrne, Vice Chairman of PMC
October 24, 2016
WHAT: C-Suite Speaker Series, featuring Gerry Byrne, Vice Chairman of PMC
WHEN: 6:30 pm
WHERE: The Townhouse (12 East 53rd St.), 4th floor
WHO can attend: Students in LIM’s MPS programs and undergraduate Fashion Scholars
About Gerry Byrne
Gerry Byrne is the Vice Chairman of PMC (Penske Media Corp). PMC owns leading entertainment, fashion and digital media brands that include Variety, WWD, Deadline Hollywood, IndieWire, Hollywood Life, TVLine, and India.com (partnered with Zee TV).
Mr. Byrne’s decades of accomplishments as a media executive, entrepreneur and community leader are highlighted by a long-time run as publisher of Variety where he dramatically transformed that business into a powerful, diversified, global media brand. The start-up publisher of both Electronic Media and Crain’s New York Business, Mr. Byrne also successfully created The Quill Awards for NBC before he led a division of Nielsen that included The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard. Adweek and Backstage. Additionally, his media and entertainment consultancy, Fidelis Global Enterprises, launched in 2010, has partnerships and clients that include Washington Life Magazine, where he serves as Executive Chairman.
Mr. Byrne is on the boards of numerous not-for-profits including Military Adaptive Sports Inc. (The 2016 Invictus Games), Fisher House, The Intrepid Museum, Veterans Advantage (Advisory Board), The Bob Woodruff Foundation, The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research, Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza, The Creative Coalition, The Hamptons International Film Festival (Advisory Board), The IFP – Independent Filmmaker Project, The John A. Reisenbach Foundation (Chairman), The Armory Foundation and The New York City Police Museum. He is also on the U. S. Advisory Council of the IESE Business School, University of Navarra in Barcelona, the Advisory Board of the Fordham University Gabelli School and the Board of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.