University of Southern California

Brian Mulligan
CEO
Company: 
Brooknol Advisors

Brian Mulligan is currently the CEO of Brooknol Advisors, a Media, Entertainment and Sports Advisory Company. Mr. Mulligan has held CEO, Chairman, COO or CFO position of virtually every media/entertainment vertical for majors over a 30 year career, from Co-Chairman of Universal Pictures, CEO of Universal Television, Chairman of FOX Broadcasting and Cable, EVP/CFO of a Fortune 50 Company, SVP of MCA INC, EVP of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development Universal, Senior Executive Advisor Boston Consulting, Vice Chairman of Media/Telecom of a Money Center Bank, and worked extensively in/with private equity. Instrumental in over $175 billion of media and entertainment transactions.

Expert in Sports, Film, Recorded Music, Music Publishing, TV, Cable, Broadcast, Cable Channels, Video Games,Theme Parks, International Entertainment, Media, DBS and properly structuring companies for the long term. Current Member of LA based Digital Roundtable, Sports Business Institute and International Entertainment and Media Roundtable. Featured industry speaker on entertainment, sports (such as the Aspen Sports Institute) and emerging businesses. Sampling of honors include: "One of the 50 Most Powerful People in Hollywood" Premiere Magazine, "One of the Ten Most Prominent Bankers in Hollywood" Los Angeles Business Journal, and "One of the Leading Investment Bankers on Emerging Business Models", TMT Quarterly/Law 360.

Involved in charities/political causes including: "A Better LA", helped raised $90 M for schools, St. Jude, City of Hope, MCA Charities, MCA PAC Democratic and Republican Supporters of the Arts, Media and Entertainment Industry, United Way, Land of the Free Foundation, YMCA, USC, USC Marshall School Dean Scholarship Fund, UCLA Lifetime Associate Member, UCLA Anderson Dean Society, UCLA Chancellor's Associates, USC School of Cinema, USC Associates, SCB Film Festival, etc. Earned several CPA certificates, including in Global Management, earned a FINRA 63 and 79 Licenses. Earned a BS from USC and an MBA from UCLA. Coached youth tackle football and travel basketball. Served as commissioner of youth basketball leagues.