Bachelor in Political Science, Union College, 1967; Juris Doctor, New York University, 1971.
Association, Marshall, Bratter, Greene, Allison & Tucker, New York City, 1971-1974;
associate, Bomser & Oppenheim, New York City, 1974-1975;
director business affairs, William Morris Agency, New York City, 1975-1976;
director special programming, Home Box Office, New York City, 1976-1977;
vice president specialists & sports, Home Box Office, New York City, 1977-1979;
vice president programming, Home Box Office, New York City, 1979-1980;
senior vice president programming, Home Box Office, New York City, 1980-1982;
executive vice president programming, Home Box Office, New York City, 1982-1983;
president entertainment group, Home Box Office, New York City, 1983-1984;
president, chief operating officer, Home Box Office, New York City, 1984;
chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Home Box Office, New York City, 1984-1995;
chairman, Home Box Office, New York, New York, 1995;
chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Warner Music Group, New York, New York, 1995;
chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Bewkes. Director Turner Broadcasting Sys., Atlanta, 1987-1996, Cable Satellite Public.Affairs Network, Washington, 1984-1995, Marvel Entertainment Group, since 1992, Executive Committee Tri-Star Pictures, New York City, 1983-1987, Columbia Pictures, 1987-1989, Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1982-1988. Vice president Time Inc., New York City, 1982-1987, executive vice president, 1987.
Member Executive Committee Board of Governors National Cable Academy, Washington, 1985-1995. Board advisors Russian-American Press and Information Center, Moscow, since 1993. Board directors IMAX Corporation, Auto-By-Tel Corporation, Latin Comm.
Trustee Simon Wiesenthal Center. Board directors Hebrew Home for Aged at Riverdale, American Foundation Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research, Creative Coalition, Alzheimer's Chairman's Association Bryant Park Restoration Corporation. Member American Film Institute (trustee since 1982), New York State Motion Picture and TVAdv.
Board (board directors 1984-1994), Brooklyn Academy Music (trustee since 1983), Bronx Museum Arts (trustee 1983-1995), American Museum Moving Image (trustee since 1988), Museum Modern Art (member business committee), Metropolitan Museum Art, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (member executives branch since 1984).