Sanford R. Climan, age 65, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Entertainment Media Ventures, Inc., a strategic advisory and media investment company founded by Mr. Climan in 1999. Mr. Climan serves on several charitable boards, including The American Cinematheque, the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, and the UCLA Longevity Center of the Semel Institute for Neurosciences and Human Behavior. From 2008-2012, Mr. Climan served as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For over twenty years, Mr. Climan served on the board of The Fulfillment Fund, the leading organization for mentoring at-risk public high school students in Los Angeles. Mr. Climan was awarded an Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2018 and serves as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Ellis Island Honors Society.
Mr. Climan holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an SM in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and received an AB in Chemistry from Harvard College.