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Speaker's Biography:

Jon Jashni
Principal, Raintree Ventures; Strategic Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Jon Jashni is a media investor and content producer who operates through his investment fund Raintree Ventures. Jashni is also a strategic advisor to Morgan Stanley, Evolution Media, Bonfire Game Studios, Mass Appeal and Jaunt VR. Jashni was formerly president and chief creative officer of Legendary Entertainment. He joined the company in 2006 and was integrally involved in evolving the company from a film-financing entity into a leading, multi-platform media company. During his ten-year tenure, he was a lead participant in corporate transactions involving such companies as Time Warner, Comcast NBCUniversal, Fidelity, Waddell & Reed, Softbank and Wanda. Prior to joining Legendary, Jashni was president of Hyde Park Entertainment. He previously served as a senior production executive at 20th Century Fox and was earlier partnered with Irving Azoff. Jashni is an AMPAS and PGA member as well as an AFI Trustee. He holds an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management and a BS from the University of Southern California.

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