David OffenbergAssociate Professor of Entertainment Finance, Loyola Marymount University
Dr. David Offenberg is the world’s only tenured finance professor specializing in film & TV. He is on the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His alumni work across the industry, at the major studios, independent studios, talent agencies, and financial firms. Dr. Offenberg won the nation’s most prestigious teaching award for finance professors in 2018, the Financial Management Association’s Innovation in Teaching Award. He is frequently quoted in the press, with recent mentions on CNBC, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Observer, Vanity Fair, and The Wrap. He also provides financial and analytical consulting services to independent filmmakers and studios. Dr. Offenberg received his Ph.D. in finance from Purdue University.