Speakers

Dan Beckerman

Dan Beckerman

Position

President & CEO

Company

AEG

Description

Dan Beckerman is President and Chief Executive Officer of AEG, the world’s leading sports and entertainment company with operations in facilities, music, sports, global partnerships, entertainment districts and real estate.  On an annual basis, AEG entertains more than 100 million fans, promotes more than 15,000 shows, produces more than 22,000 events and sells more than 50% of all tickets in the top-10 arenas worldwide.

In addition to his role as President and CEO of AEG, Beckerman represents the LA Kings on the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors, and the LA Galaxy on Major League Soccer’s Board of Governors.

Prior to being named President and CEO in 2013, Beckerman was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for AEG for more than 15 years.  In this capacity, he led the company’s day-to-day global operations and oversaw financial planning, budgeting, analysis and reporting for all of its divisions. He also was responsible for the financial oversight, long-range planning and financing for AEG’s multi-billion-dollar real estate projects such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles), StubHub Center (Los Angeles), Sprint Center (Kansas City) and Mercedes-Benz Arena (Berlin), as well as its renowned entertainment districts including LA LIVE (Los Angeles), The O2 (London) and the soon-to-be-completed Mercedes Platz (Berlin).  Because of the success of its pioneering integrated sports and entertainment districts, AEG is credited with revitalizing neighborhoods and communities in some of the world’s largest cities.

Beckerman joined AEG in August 1997 as the Chief Financial Officer of the LA Kings, where he oversaw all financial activities for the franchise.  Prior to joining AEG, he served as Vice President, Finance for the Los Angeles Clippers.  Beckerman began his career as a senior accountant at Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles where he specialized in corporate taxation. 

Beckerman received his MBA in Finance from the Anderson School at UCLA, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UCLA.  He serves as the co-chairman of the Board of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation, and serves on the Board of Advisors of the UCLA Anderson School of Management.   He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.


 

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