FORA.tv Speaker - Porter Bibb
Porter Bibb is managing partner at MediaTech Capital Partners, a private merchant bank he founded in 1996. He also serves as Senior Advisor to Gerson Global Advisors, a strategic advisor to sovereign states, where he concentrates on business development and public affairs.
Mr. Bibb has more than 40 years experience as a senior investment banker, specializing in media and technology. He is a former White House correspondent for Newsweek magazine, the first Publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine, and former Corporate Development Director for The New York Times Company. He is the author of several books, including the best-selling biography of Ted Turner (Random House,1993) and has produced over a dozen television and theatrical motion pictures, most notably ‘Gimme Shelter’, with the Rolling Stones.
A graduate of Yale University, he received a Certificate in Advanced Management from the Harvard Business School, and has served as a Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics. He is a trustee emeritus of the New York State Council for the Humanities, the Theatre Development Foundation, and MUSE Film & Television. Mr. Bibb is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major media, and appears regularly as a commentator on television and radio. He is a founder and former chairman of Peconic Public Broadcasting, the NPR public radio station in Southampton, NY.
10.23.12 | 00:34:42 min
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