Ron Meyer, one of the most influential executives in Hollywood, is coming to the School of Communication on Monday, October 13 at 10:00 AM (Shoma Hall – CIB 3053).

Ron Meyer is Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal. He provides strategic guidance and counsel on all aspects of the company, including its valuable portfolio of film and television assets, as well as the global theme park businesses.

He was promoted in September, 2013 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Universal Studios since 1995.

Prior to joining Universal Studios, Mr. Meyer was President of Creative Artists Agency, which he founded in 1975 with four fellow agents from the William Morris Agency. Over the years they built the company into the preeminent talent agency, representing many of the industry’s most influential and talented people, and later expanding its range of services to include consulting with leading American and international corporations.

Previously, Mr. Meyer was a television agent with the William Morris Agency from 1970 to 1975. Prior to that, he worked as a messenger at the Paul Kohner Agency in Los Angeles from 1964 to 1970. Before joining the Paul Kohner Agency, Mr. Meyer served in the United States Marine Corps.