Vice President, EA Entertainment
March 2010 to Present
Vice President, Business Affairs
February 2002 to March 2010
Electronic Arts (EA)
Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs, Europe
October 1999 to February 2002
London, United Kingdom
Electronic Arts (EA)
June 1997 to October 1999
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Entertainment Dept. Associate
November 1990 to April 1994
I run EA Entertainment and Licensing, which is charged with bringing EA's wholly owned IPs to other media: to film, television, web, comics, publishing, merchandise. I run EA Entertainment and Licensing, which is charged with bringing EA's wholly owned IPs to other media: to film, television, web, comics, publishing, merchandise.
What company does Patrick O'Brien work for?
Patrick O'Brien works for Electronic Arts
What is Patrick O'Brien's role at Electronic Arts?
Patrick O'Brien is Vice President, EA Entertainment
What industry does Patrick O'Brien work in?
Patrick O'Brien works in the Entertainment industry.
Entertainment Company Executive with extensive background in managing and growing business units, developing creative properties, negotiation, and business development. I currently run EA Entertainment, a division we started in 2010 as Electronic Arts found itself with a number of wholly-owned, critically acclaimed videogame Titles. Our mission is to bring our Titles to other relevant media and consumer products. On the film front, we recently developed and produced theatrical feature "Need for Speed", released by DreamWorks in March 2014, grossing $200m in WW Box Office. We have a number of other films in development. We have also produced five feature length animated DVD's. The division also oversees robust worldwide publishing and merchandise programs across many of our brands. Specialties: business negotiation, transmedia extensions, intellectual property law, international business negotiationVice President, EA Entertainment @ I run EA Entertainment and Licensing, which is charged with bringing EA's wholly owned IPs to other media: to film, television, web, comics, publishing, merchandise. From March 2010 to Present (5 years 10 months) Vice President, Business Affairs @ Drove EA's entertainment related Business Affairs - deals to bring movie, TV and music properties to EA for videogame exploitation; oversaw Music and Talent departments as well. From February 2002 to March 2010 (8 years 2 months) Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs, Europe @ Ran the Legal and Business Affairs Department in Europe; member of European Executive Team From October 1999 to February 2002 (2 years 5 months) London, United KingdomSenior Attorney @ Senior attorney responsible for international legal work, licensing. From June 1997 to October 1999 (2 years 5 months) Entertainment Dept. Associate @ Associate in the Entertainment Law Dept From November 1990 to April 1994 (3 years 6 months) JD, Law @ Harvard Law School From 1987 to 1990 BA, English Lit/Economics @ University of California, Berkeley From 1980 to 1984 English and Irish literature @ Trinity College Dublin From 1982 to 1983 Patrick O'Brien is skilled in: Animation, Licensing, Entertainment, Television, Management, Film, Producing, Feature Films, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Business Development, Social Games, Publishing, Digital Media, Digital Marketing, Strategic Partnerships
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