Rob Friedman

Special Adviser, Lions Gate Motion Picture Group

Rob Friedman stepped down as co-chairman of Lions Gate’s motion picture group in late 2016 to become a special adviser to Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer. Friedman’s career in media and entertainment has spanned four decades. As co-chairman of Lions Gate’s film group, he oversaw all aspects of the company’s domestic and international feature film acquisition, production, and distribution operations. Prior to joining Lions Gate, Friedman was co-chairman of Summit, an independent worldwide motion picture production and distribution company. Summit launched the blockbuster “Twilight” franchise, whose five films grossed more than $3.3 billion at the worldwide box office.