Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Will Packer

Emmy Nominated Producer


Emmy-nominated producer Will Packer has established himself as one of Hollywood's blockbuster hit makers, with eight of his films opening at number one at the box office. In 2013, Packer signed first-look production deals with Universal Pictures and Universal Television. Under both deals, he develops new projects for the studios under his Will Packer Productions banner. Packer's number one films include "Ride Along 2" (2016), "No Good Deed" (2014), "Think Like a Man Too" (2014), "Ride Along" (2014), "Think Like a Man" (2012), "Takers" (2010), "Obsessed" (2008) and "Stomp the Yard" (2007). His most successful film to date is Universal's "Ride Along," starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, which opened number one at the box office in 2014 with record-breaking receipts totaling $48.6 million. Collectively, Will Packer's films have grossed over $900 million. Packer was an executive producer on "Roots," the Emmy-nominated remake that aired as an event series simultaneously on The History Channel, A&E and Lifetime networks on Memorial Day 2016.

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