Case Studies

Delivering real-world solutions through leadership and collaboration
CASE STUDY 1
BREAKING DOWN SILOS FOR THE WIN

How did leadership coaching and collaboration help a major studio streamline its film-distribution practices across entertainment platforms?

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CASE STUDY 2
CONSENSUS BUILDING IN A WORLD OF CHANGE

What’s the most effective way to align decision makers around new ideas when corporate politics, egos and conflict get in the way?

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JESSICA WICHARDExecutive Director, Retail Marketing20th Century Fox, Home Entertainment

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ROBIN GEISENMotion Picture Marketing ExecutiveCreative Artists Agency

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NOVENA CATALLA-KAMVice President, Global Strategic Operations20th Century Fox Television Distribution

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TED RUSSELLEVP, Business Affairs for Digital, Home Entertainment and Television Distribution20th Century Fox

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