Global Conference 2006
President, Entertainment Media Ventures Inc.
Sanford Climan is President of Entertainment Media Ventures Inc., a Los Angeles-based company active in media investment and strategic advisory work, as well as film and television production. Current consulting clients include Ford Motor Co., Caesars Entertainment, Tanner and Haley Destination Clubs, Turbine Entertainment and Imagination Entertainment. Most recently, Climan supervised the booking strategy for the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, bringing such world-renowned artists as Elton John, Jerry Seinfeld, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to the venue. He also produced the film The Aviator. Climan was on the senior management team at Creative Artists Agency, a leading talent and literary representation firm. He serves on many boards, including American Cinematheque, the Chief Executive Leadership Institute and the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a master's degree in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.