After selling DreamWorks Animation to Comcast last year for $3.8 billion, Kaztenberg raised his $600 million under the umbrella of WondrCo., a firm he created with seven staff.
Katzenberg appeared in one-on-one interview with media consultant Michael Kassan at Cannes Lions on Thursday.
“What we’re setting out to do is, in a way, to follow the playbook of the greatest mentor of my career, Barry Diller,” Katzenberg said. “He still calls me ‘Little Jeffrey.’”
Katzenberg said he admires the billionaire’s tech-and-media firm, InterActiveCorp., whose strategy is based on “the intersection of the internet and content, and it is one of the most entrepreneurial success stories.”
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