Rich Battista

Chief Executive Officer at Imagine Entertainment, Inc.

Rich Battista

Rich Battista

Chief Executive Officer at Imagine Entertainment, Inc.

Career Highlights

Fox Cable Networks, Inc.
People Magazine
Entertainment Weekly, Inc.

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Editor-in-Chief at Entertainment Weekly, Inc.

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Executive Editor at Los Angeles Times Communications LLC

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Chairman at TI Gotham, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Lighthouse International

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Co-Founder at The Charles R. Bronfman Prize Foundation

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President, Secretary & Director at OYO Sportstoys, Inc.

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Former Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Former Chairman at Gartner, Inc.

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Chairman at Creative Realities, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Mandalay Sports Media LLC

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Rich Battista
Chief Executive Officer at Imagine Entertainment, Inc.
Class of 1990

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Business Administration, cum laude
Class of 1986

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

Imagine Entertainment, Inc. produces films and television programs. Its films include Apollo 13 and Beautiful Mind and television programs include The Fox series 24, the WB's Felicity, and ABC's Sports Night. The company was founded by Brian Thomas Grazer and Ronald William Howard in 1986 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA

Tenure Unconfirmed

Fox Cable Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., is a company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in cable and other pay television services.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2015 - 2018

Time, Inc. operates as a magazine publisher in the United States. Its brands include People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple, Southern Living, Entertainment Weekly and Fortune. The company operates sites such as,, and Its products portfolio includes Style & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Luxury, News, Business, Sports and International. The company was founded by Henry Robinson Luce and Briton Hadden on November 28, 1922 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Board Member

City Year Los Angeles, An exciting city with endless opportunities and places to explore, Los Angeles is a leading cultural center and the perfect place for young adults to make a lasting impact as they grow as leaders and professionals.

Political Donations

Senator from the District 25 at California State Senate


Senator from New York


Founder at Be the Change, Inc.

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