Ryan Kavanaugh is an American film financier. He co-founded and served as CEO of Relativity Media, a film financing and production company, and is currently the CEO of Automated Media, a digital media company.
- Relativity Media
This company was formed to finance and produce smaller films that were not able to fund themselves. The company has financed over 70 films since its inception and has produced over 20 films.
- Automated Media
This is a digital media company founded by Ryan Kavanaugh. The main goal of this new venture was to produce programming for multiple platforms, including television, video games, and mobile devices. This will allow them to reach a wider audience than traditional media companies can achieve through traditional channels such as television or cable networks.
Ryan Kavanaugh is a philanthropist who has donated over 100 million dollars to various causes. He has donated to several causes, including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the United Way of America, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and The American Heart Association. His philanthropic efforts are in the areas of education, health, and wellness, the arts, and culture.
This is an area that Ryan Kavanaugh has been involved in since 2007. He has served as a member of the advisory board for the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He also served as a member of the boards for The Educational Foundation, Inc., The New York City Partnership for School Renewal, and The New York City Board of Education. He currently serves as a member on The New York City Partnership for School Renewal board. He is an active member on several other boards, including The National Center for Arts Education, The American Theatre Wing, and The New York Philharmonic.
The film industry has changed drastically since the founding of Relativity Media and Ryan Kavanaugh. This has been a very difficult time for the film industry and has created many changes in how films are financed, produced, and distributed.