Jeffrey Katzenberg’s world of WndrCo and TV’s new frontier

Speaking on stage last week at Cannes Lions Entertainment in a MediaLink-led fireside with Michael Kassan, MediaLink founder, chairman and chief executive, Katzenberg laid out a very compelling case for big-screen and quality TV entertainment making its way, more profoundly, to mobile devices.

This marks what Kassan characterized as Katzenberg’s “sixth at bat” or reinvention. Leading that charge is WndrCo, Katzenberg’s venture built around finding and investing in digital and technology concerns, especially in the media field, which has raised around $600m so far.

“I’ve actually been very lucky in that I have actually [been able] to start over multiple times in my career, and maybe even more blessed in that each time, what’s come next has been exciting, challenging, and ultimately very, very rewarding,” he said on stage in Cannes.

 

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