Leeds alumnus Jim Packer (Mktg ’85) is the featured entrepreneur at Silicon Flatirons’ upcoming startup meetup, Entrepreneurs Unplugged. As head of Lionsgate’s global television distribution operations and architect of many of the company’s digital initiatives, Jim directs strategies for capitalizing on evolving distribution opportunities in a fast-changing global marketplace. He currently oversees the worldwide distribution of Lionsgate’s television roster of nearly 90 television shows on 40 different networks, and has a 30-year career that includes senior roles at MGM and The Walt Disney Company.
Phil Weiser, CU Boulder Silicon Flatirons Founder, will co-moderate the event with Leeds School of Business Dean Sharon Matusik. Dean Matusik, who is also a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at Leeds, regularly engages with startups along the Front Range, educating community members about entrepreneurship, and sharing solution-driven insights to many of the challenges startups often face.
August 31, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the University of Colorado Law School.