Ariel Emanuel

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

Ariel Emanuel

Ariel Emanuel

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

Career Highlights

Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.
WME Venture Partners LLC
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC

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Primary Location

Brentwood, CA, United States

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03/29/1961 - Chicago, IL, United States



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Co-Chief Executive Officer at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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President at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

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Head, Worldwide Literary Department at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC

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Vice Provost, Global Initiatives at University of Pennsylvania

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President of Global Sales & Marketing at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at TAP Advisors LLC

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Partner at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC

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Co-Owner at The National Hockey League

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Co-President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at IMG Worldwide, Inc.
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Vice Provost, Global Initiatives at University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Co-Chairman at Chicago Ideas Week

Chicago Ideas is a unique nonprofit platform designed to inspire action through entertaining and accessible events, grassroots initiatives and thought-provoking content. They foster connectivity that crosses industry and social boundaries to spark ideas into action. Chicago Ideas aims to be the world’s leading catalyst for inspiring, connecting, and empowering curious people in order to make the world a better place.

Undergraduate Degree

Founded in 1874, Macalester College has had an intense focus on educating students in an international tradition. It inspires ambitious, committed and talented young people who have the potential to change the world and prepares them to do just that. Students come to campus to learn, engage, explore, invent, have fun, make friends, devise, design, discover, speak out, and gain the experience, skills and knowledge needed to fulfill their dreams and their greatest ambitions.

Founding Member

CORE: is a private “360º lifestyle” organization that unites its members by providing access to experiences, services, insights, culture, entertainment, and community. CORE: is dedicated to delivering the ideal “360º lifestyle” experience where time is optimized and the line is blurred between business and personal. Within an environment that offers unparalleled services & facilities, CORE: enables members to foster meaningful relationships by offering a diverse range of community driven experiences. CORE: is also the ideal forum for conducting business by offering a flexible environment, convenient and practical services, and distinctive client entertainment opportunities. For personal pursuits, CORE: anticipates needs and provides exclusive access to a curated collection of compelling experiences designed around members’ cultural passions.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2017 - Current

Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. is an entertainment, sports and content company. It operates a platform which offers solutions for array of clients and owned assets to expand their presence across entertainment, sports and the entire content ecosystem by leveraging integrated capabilities. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Co-Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

WME invests in companies located in the US. The firm target companies operating in the field of technology services and consumer services. It provides financing for seed and early stage capital requirements with an investment size of $500,000-$750,000. It participates in subsequent rounds.

2011 - Current

TheAudience, Inc. publishes social and digital contents. It offers social consulting, social publishing, and influencer activation. The company was founded by Oliver Luckett, Sean N. Parker, and Ariel Z. Emanuel in 2011 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board

Otoy, Inc. provides cloud graphics solutions. It offers LightStage, a facial scanning technology that allows for the digital capture of the human face with unparalleled fidelity and scientific accuracy. The company was founded by Jules Urbach, Alissa Grainger and Malcolm Taylor in 2008 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.


AFI is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts. Become an AFI Member today and play your part in American film! As a non-profit educational and cultural organization, AFI relies on the generous financial support from moving arts enthusiasts like you to provide funding for its programs and initiatives. AFI preserves the legacy of America's film heritage for future generations through the AFI Archive, comprised of rare footage from across the history of the moving image and the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, an authoritative record of American films from 1893 to the present. AFI honors the artists and their work through a variety of annual programs and special events, including the AFI Life Achievement Award and AFI Awards. Celebrating its 41st year in 2013, the AFI Life Achievement Award has remained the highest honor for a career in film while AFI Awards, the Institute's almanac for the 21st century, honors the most outstanding motion pictures and television programs of the year. AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies television events and movie reference lists have introduced and reintroduced classic American movies to millions of film lovers. And as the largest nonprofit exhibitor in the United States, AFI offers film enthusiasts a variety of events throughout the year, including AFI Fest presented by Audi, the Institute's annual year-end celebration of artistic excellence in cinema; AFI Silverdocs, the largest documentary festival in the U.S.; and year-round programming at the AFI Silver Theatre in the Washington, DC, area. AFI educates the next generation of storytellers at its AFI Conservatory, which has been consistently recognized as one of the world's top film schools, boasting alumni including Darren Aronofsky, Patty Jenkins, Janusz Kaminski, Heidi Levitt, Matthew Libatique, David Lynch, Terrence Malick, Wally Pfister, Robert Richardson, Ed Zwick and so many more. AFI Conservatory offers a two-year Master of Fine Arts degree in six filmmaking disciplines: Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Producing, Production Design and Screenwriting. Aspiring artists learn from the masters in a collaborative, hands-on production environment with an emphasis on storytelling. AFI is guided by a prestigious Board of Trustees, chaired by Sir Howard Stringer, and a Board of Directors, chaired by Bob Daly, and is comprised of key figures from the entertainment, business and academic communities. It is led by President and CEO Bob Gazzale

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The Museum of Contemporary Art operates as a gallery for contemporary art. The company's services include collection, presentation, and interpretation of art and to preserving for future generations. It was founded in 1979 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Political Donations

Former Governor of California


Senator from Maryland


Former President of United States

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WME Venture Capital (Parallel) LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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WME Venture Capital LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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ZenPayroll, Inc. provides software for automating all payroll tax calculations and payments. It offers a software that guides users to process payroll, automatic tax filing, paystubs and pay history information solutions. The company was founded by Edward Kim, Tomer London, and Joshua Reeves in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Socialcam, Inc. developed a social video capture, editing and sharing application. The company was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Airtime is a live video website with real-time sharing and communication, where users post videos and respond to them in real-time. Similar in concept to the random video chat service Chatroulette, the website also incorporates a social network to enable users to connect with one another. It launched to the public on June 5, 2012. Similar social discovery services are and

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Awards & Honors
Rank #49
Fortune Magazine - Business Person of the Year
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States
D10: All Things Digital Conference

D: All Things Digital celebrated a decade of D at the beautiful Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The following speakers joined us at D10: Tony Bates | President, Skype Division, Microsoft Michael Bloomberg | Mayor, New York City Dr. Ed Catmull | President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Tim Cook | CEO, Apple Daniel Ek | Co-founder and CEO, Spotify Larry Ellison | Founder and CEO, Oracle Ari Emanuel | Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor Agency John Hennessy | President, Stanford University Reid Hoffman | Chairman, LinkedIn Salman Khan | Founder & Executive Director, Khan Academy Jon Leibowitz | Chairman, Federal Trade Commission Mary Meeker | Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Nathan Myhrvold | Founder and CEO, Intellectual Ventures Sean Parker | Entrepreneur Sundar Pichai | SVP, Chrome & Apps, Google Mark Pincus | Founder and CEO, Zynga Aaron Sorkin | Screenwriter Jeff Weiner | CEO, LinkedIn Susan Wojcicki | SVP, Advertising, Google

Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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