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Experience Rochester | 50 Years in Hollywood: A Conversation with Barry Meyer '64

featuring Barry Meyer ’64, University of Rochester Board of Trustees Member | Founder and Chair, North Ten Mile Associates | Former Chair and CEO, Warner Bros. Entertainment

Join the University of Rochester Alumni Board for an engaging conversation with Barry Meyer ’64, former chair, and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment and a member of the University’s Board of Trustees, about his longtime and prolific career in the entertainment industry. Under his leadership, Warner Bros. launched blockbuster franchises such as Harry Potter and The Dark Knight; produced hit television shows like ER, Friends, Big Bang Theory, and Two and a Half Men; and began forming relationships with streaming giants such as Netflix and Amazon, which licensed television programs and other content. Meyer will share his perspective on the evolution of the entertainment industry, its contributions to American culture, his role in public policymaking, and the lessons he has learned over 50 years in Hollywood.

Experience Rochester is a series of events created to bring the very best of Rochester directly to you. This special series exemplifies the University of Rochester’s commitment to lifelong learning. Although currently being launched through online events, this is a permanent program that will be devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University. Expand your knowledge and fulfill your intellectual curiosity through Experience Rochester.

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Thursday, June 24 at 12:00pm to 12:45pm

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