Over the course of his career, Adam Leipzig has worked with more than 10,000 creatives in film, theatre, television, music, dance, poetry, literature, performance, photography, and design. He has been a producer, distributor or supervising executive on more than 30 films that have disrupted expectations, including A Plastic Ocean, March of the PenguinsHoney, I Shrunk the KidsDead Poets Society and Titus. His movies have won or been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, 11 BAFTA Awards, 2 Golden Globes, 2 Emmys, 2 Directors Guild Awards, 4 Sundance Awards and 4 Independent Spirit Awards. Collectively, Adam’s projects have generated over $2 billion in revenue on $300 million production spending, and twice he has been responsible for the ‘most profitable picture of the year.’

Adam is founder and CEO of Global Education Media Studios and Entertainment Media Partners, and a faculty member at the prestigious UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. He has served as President of National Geographic Films, Senior Vice President at Walt Disney Studios, and in senior roles at Creative Future.

Adam publishes the popular digital magazine Cultural Weekly, an experiment in participatory civic media, supported by Next Echo Foundation. He is the author of two books on film and media, both published by Macmillan.