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Jeffrey Katzenberg

Co-founder and CEO, DreamWorks Animation SKG

Jeffrey Katzenberg is the CEO, co-founder and director of DreamWorks Animation SKG—the largest animation studio in the world—which creates high-quality entertainment for audiences around the world, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds.  He co-founded the company with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen in October 1994.  Under Katzenberg’s leadership, DreamWorks Animation became the first studio to produce all of its feature films in 3D and in 2010 became the first company to release three CG feature films in 3D in a single year.  DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE magazine for three consecutive years and ranks #10 on the 2011 list.  Prior to co-founding DreamWorks, Katzenberg served as chairman of The Walt Disney Studios and previously served as president of Paramount Studios.  In addition to serving as chairman of the board for the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, Katzenberg sits on the boards or serves as a trustee for multiple other organizations.