Peter Guber, Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, is HDO’s 2014 Keynote Speaker

peter guber 111 300dpiHigh Desert Opportunity is pleased to announce our 2014 Keynote Speaker, Peter Guber.

Peter Guber is Chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group. Prior to Mandalay, Guber was Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Chairman and CEO of Polygram Entertainment, Co-Founder of Casablanca Record & Filmworks and President of Columbia Pictures. Guber produced or executive produced (personally or through his companies) films that garnered five Best Picture Academy Award nominations (winning for Rain Man) and box office hits that include The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Batman, Flashdance, The Kids Are All Right, and Soul Surfer. Forthcoming Mandalay releases include The Voices, starring Ryan Reynolds, When The Game Stands Tall, starring Jim Caviezel, Horns, starring Daniel Radcliffe, and Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron.    Peter Guber is Owner and Co-Executive Chairman of the NBA franchise, the Golden State Warriors, and an Owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is Chairman of Dick Clark Productions a leading independent producer of television programming including such perennial hits as the American Music Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and So You Think You Can Dance.  Guber is Chairman of NASDAQ’s Mandalay Digital Media and Chairman of Mandalay Sports Media.  He is an Entertainment and Media Analyst for Fox Business News and a full professor at UCLA. Peter Guber is a noted author with works including Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood which became a 7 year television series on AMC which he hosted.  Guber wrote the cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled, The Four Truths of the Storyteller.  Guber’s most recent business book, Tell To Win – Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.