Bill Lischak is a highly accomplished media and entertainment executive with extensive experience in licensing, distribution, production, and VFX. He is proficient in digital applications of content management and distribution, and skilled in sourcing, structuring, negotiating and managing equity and debt transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions. Throughout his career, Bill has demonstrated his exceptional strategic, business, financial, operational, and management skills. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Master's degree in Tax Law/Taxation from Golden Gate University. Additionally, he studied Film and TV at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Throughout his career, Bill has held a range of leadership positions, including Chief Executive Officer at RightsTrade, Co-President and COO at Odd Lot Entertainment, and President, COO, and CFO at First Look Studios. He has also worked as a Principal at Consulting and served as Interim CFO at PIXOMONDO. In these positions, Bill has been responsible for building operations, managing growth, and creating successful teams.
In summary, Bill Lischak is an experienced media and entertainment executive with a proven track record of success. He has demonstrated expertise in licensing, distribution, production, VFX, and digital applications of content management and distribution. He is skilled in managing equity and debt transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and building successful teams.