Peter serves as Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group. Prior to Mandalay, he 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.
He 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.
Peter is Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chairman of the 2015 NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors, an Owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and an Owner and Executive Chairman of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). He is an Owner 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. He is Chairman of Mandalay Sports Media and a full professor at UCLA.
Peter 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. He wrote the cover article for the Harvard Business Review titled, The Four Truths of the Storyteller. His business book, "Tell To Win," became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.
- Marketing - There's No Business Without Show Business
- Tell to Win – The Power of the Purposeful Story
- Thriving in a Culture of Risk
- Leading and Succeeding In Uncertain Times – Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage
- Entrepreneurship – Trekking Between Treasures and Time Bombs
- Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage
- Exponential Growth and Business Success
- Inciting Creativity as an Organizational Imperative
- Sales – Aim at Their Heart Not Their Wallet
- Communication – Connection Must Trump Transaction // Company Culture – It’s the Gift That Keeps on Giving
Leadership, Global Business, Employee Retention, Business, Management, Celebrity, Entrepreneur, Motivation, Attitude, Sales, Goal-setting, Sports, Media, Entertainment, Communication, Coaching, Creati
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“Anyone seeking to become stronger leaders will benefit from Peter Guber’s unique expertise in the art, craft and magic of story.” - Distinguished Professor, University of Southern California & author of “On Becoming A Leader”
“Absolutely fantastic! Anyone at any level will learn how to raise their game through Peter’s MAGIC methodology.” - former CEO and Chairman of Yahoo! & Chairman & CEO of Warner Bros.
“Peter Guber was amazing – a wonderful way to begin our conference on Tuesday! Everyone enjoyed him tremendously, and we’ve received a lot of positive feedback about his presentation and his humor!” - Wharton Center for Human Resources 2009 Annual Wharton Leadership Conference
“You are either captain or captive of the story you continually tell yourself. In business the power of your narrative can imprison or propel you to great success. Peter Guber’s genius provides you with the insights to fuel that journey.” - Motivational Speaker, Author, Peak Performance Expert
“You will leave his keynote a better story teller and a stronger, more effective business person.” - Hasbro
"Your words today hit the mark. Journalists are a challenging group to entertain, yet you found a way to inspire them by weaving in empowering stories and life experiences that moved their hearts and minds.” - Former CEO Six Flags
“Totally entertaining and entirely relevant.” - Activision
“A home run – Guber’s speech is as compelling and entertaining as it is informative and memorable!” - Boston Red Sox, Co-Founder, Carsey-Warner Company (The Cosby Show, Roseanne, 3rd Rock From The Sun, That 70’s Show)
"Peter’s energy, passion and enthusiasm are infectious and his business wisdom is unparalleled!” - Producer (Survivor, The Apprentice, The Restaurant, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? and the MTV Movie Awards)
“Peter Guber is a master story teller. Allow Peter’s mastery as The Story Man to inspire you to a new, meaningful, purposeful passion. As you drink in his wisdom, you manifest your ful-thrillment, fulfillment & full access to your total potentials. And then share this book with those you care about and want to fulfill their potentials, too.” - #1 New York Times best selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul ® Co-author, Cracking the Millionaire Code and The One Minute Millionaire
“Peter Guber has put the craft of story telling into a construct that is as relevant and important to screenwriters as it is to branding experts. His Four Truths bring a dose of discipline to an art, all in the interest of stories that create an emotional connection that stands the test of time.” - JWT (J. Walter Thompson) Specialized Communications
“The JP Morgan clients have not stopped talking about you! They just loved their evening at Paramount with your riveting talk. We used many of your points the next day during our presentations. Thank you for your time, your energy and your wisdom – we were blessed with all three.” - JP Morgan Chase
“The reviews are in! You were the hit of the conference – we just got the evaluation results back, and you were the highest rated speaker. It was delightful to be with you – really MAGIC!” - ToyCon
“After hearing Peter’s speech, I changed how I communicate to clients. I won a new piece of business my very next pitch by using his MAGIC methodology to create a winning story. Thank you, Peter!” - JWT (J. Walter Thompson) Inside