Howard Peter Guber (born March 1, 1942) is an American business executive, entrepreneur, educator, and author.
He is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment.
Guber's most recent films from Mandalay Entertainment include The Kids Are All Right, Soul Surfer and Bernie.
He has also produced Rain Man, Batman, The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Gorillas in the Mist, The Witches of Eastwick, Missing, and Flashdance.
Guber's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and received 50 Academy Award nominations.Guber is also co-owner of four professional sports teams: the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association, the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, the Major League Soccer team Los Angeles FC, and the professional eSports organization aXiomatic Gaming, that acquired a controlling interest in one of the world's premier esports team franchises, Team Liquid.Guber is Chairman of Dick Clark Productions, which produces the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and other shows.
He is also Chairman of the Strategic Board and an investor in NextVR and is Chairman of Mandalay Sports Media.
He is co-executive chairman of aXiomatic, a broad-based esports and gaming company.
He is a Regent of the University of California and a professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and the UCLA Anderson School of Management and an entertainment and Mlmedia Alanalyst for Fox Business News.
Guber's most recent business book, Tell to Win – Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story, became a #1 New York Times bestseller.
Guber is also noted for other books that include Inside The Deep and Shootout: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood, which became a television series on AMC called Shootout.
Guber hosted the show from 2003 to 2008 with Peter Bart, editor of Variety.
Guber wrote a cover article for the Harvard Business Review, "The Four Truths of the Storyteller."