Ron Bernard has over 35 years of experience in the entertainment, sports, and media industries in both senior operating and financial capacities. He is currently a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal specializing in the media/sports industries. In addition, since January, 2003, he has been President of LWB Consulting where he has worked with a number of private equity investors in identifying and acquiring media properties.

Mr. Bernard was CEO of Sekani, Inc., a digital media licensing and digital asset management company which he and a number of venture capital firms sold to Corbis, Inc. in 2002. 

Mr. Bernard was President of NFL Enterprises, the media business division of the National Football League from 1993-2000. He was responsible for NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Films, NFL International, and all new media ventures. Prior to that, he held a number of senior level positions at Viacom Inc., including serving as Corporate Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer of Showtime Networks Entertainment, and President of Viacom Networks Enterprises.

Mr. Bernard formerly served on the boards of Premier Exhibitions and Atari, Inc. He is a New York CPA.

EDUCATION
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.