Mr. Dekom has been a member of our board of directors since May 2016. He has more than 40 years of media and entertainment legal, consulting and entrepreneurial experience. He has been named one of Forbes’ top 100 lawyers in the United States and one of Premiere Magazine’s 50 most powerful people in Hollywood. He previously worked as "of counsel" with Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall. Prior to that he was a partner with Bloom, Dekom, Hergott and Cook. During his career his clients have included George Lucas, Paul Haggis, Keenen Ivory Wayans, John Travolta, Ron Howard, Rob Reiner, Andy Davis, Robert Towne and Larry David. His corporate clients have included Sears, Pacific Telesis and Japan Victor Corporation (JVC). He is a former member of the board of directors of each of Imagine Films Entertainment, Will Vinton Studios and Cinebase Software. He is a Member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and Academy Foundation. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law. Among other qualifications, Mr. DeKom brings to our Board extensive legal and business experience in the media and entertainment industries.