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Michael Montgomery

Mr. Montgomery advises and invests in companies through his consulting firm, Montgomery Advisory LLC. Mr. Montgomery is also a lecturer at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he teaches a course focusing on the impact of technology on media. Mr. Montgomery served as president of Montgomery & Co., a media and technology investment banking firm, through June of 2013.

Prior to joining the predecessor company to Montgomery & Co. in 1999, Mr. Montgomery was the chief executive officer at Sega GameWorks, a joint venture between Sega, Universal Studios and DreamWorks Studios. Before that, Mr. Montgomery was a senior executive at DreamWorks Studios from 1995 until 1997.

Before joining DreamWorks Studios, Mr. Montgomery spent approximately eight years with The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates, where he held a number of senior positions including managing director and chief financial officer of EuroDisney and treasurer of The Walt Disney Company.

He has previously served on the boards of directors of Corus Pharma and Pathogenesis, a public pharmaceutical company that was acquired by Chiron Corporation in 2000. Mr. Montgomery was also a board member of and chair of the audit committee for DreamWorks Animation (DWA: NASDAQ), sold in August 2016 to NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation. Mr. Montgomery received his M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he also received a B.A. degree as Rufus Choate Scholar with magna cum laude honors.