Michael Eisner

Michael Eisner

Michael Dammann Eisner is an American businessman. Eisner is best known as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company from 1984 until 2005. Prior to Disney, Eisner was President and CEO of rival movie studio, Paramount Pictures, from 1976 to 1984, and had brief stints at the major television networks: NBC, CBS, and ABC. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael Eisner has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1996 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 151 views per program. Most appearances with Gerald Levin (2). Most common tags: Online Technology, American Perspectives.

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Previously

Chairman and CEO, Walt Disney Company c. September 5, 1984 - c. January 1, 2005 Videos: 9

Recent Appearances

  • New Media Technology

    New Media Technology

    Media leaders talked about adapting to new technology. Persons who are making the transition from print to Internet talked…

  • Digital Piracy

    Digital Piracy

    Mr. Eisner outlined the history of mass communication and addresses the issue of digital piracy. He argued that digital…

  • Technology and the New Economy, Day 2

    Technology and the New Economy, Day 2

    Technology industry leaders testified about how technology was changing the economy and how legislators should approach…

  • Freedom of Speech

    Freedom of Speech

    Mr. Eisner spoke about media content self-monitoring. He stressed that the First Amendment limits government restrictions on…

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