Michael Eisner

President and CEO, The Tornante Company; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Michael Eisner is founder of The Tornante Company, a privately held firm that invests in and incubates companies and opportunities in media and entertainment. Through Tornante, Eisner founded Tornante Animation and with partners acquired The Topps Company, a creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products, and confectionery. Eisner has been a leader in the entertainment industry for four decades, notably as chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, a position he held from 1984 to 2005. He has also been president of Paramount Pictures and began his career at ABC. Eisner is a trustee of the Aspen Institute.

Videos/Audio of Michael Eisner

Acoustics, intimacy, clarity: One could argue that how and where we listen to music is as important to the experience... See more
2017 Harman Eisner Artist in Residence Jeff Koons and entertainment industry titan and former Walt Disney Company... See more
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How does the woman at the helm of the largest symphonic organization in the United States view the role of orchestras... See more
The groundbreaking virtuoso organist and 2015 Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence will speak with entertainment-industry... See more
The creator of "House of Cards" discusses the future of television and movies with legendary entertainment industry... See more