Peter Csathy

CEO, Manatt Digital Media

Peter is CEO of Manatt Digital Media, a media and technology business accelerator and development firm. A 25-year digital media veteran, Csathy served his first decade in executive roles in both major and indie studios (Universal Studios, New Line Cinema, Savoy Pictures) and his second decade in digital media/technology companies (video enabler Sorenson Media and video social networking company SightSpeed -- acquired by Logitech, as well as online music pioneer Musicmatch -- acquired by Yahoo!). Csathy is a prolific blogger on media/digital media/technology issues on Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Fast Company and on his own "Digital Media Update" blog. He serves on numerous boards (both public and private, as well as philanthropic with Giving Tree Movement and the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County), and also serves as a mentor for entrepreneurs in the Founders Institute. Csathy received his J.D. from the Harvard Law School, and his B.A., summa cum laude, in political science from the University of Minnesota. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Luisa, and their two children Hunter and Luca. Apart from his family, he is passionate about music and is -- and always will be -- a die-hard Minnesota Vikings fan.