Sumner M. Redstone

Founder at Viacom, Inc.

Sumner M. Redstone

Sumner M. Redstone

Founder at Viacom, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

National Association of Theatre Owners, Inc.
CBS Corp.
National Amusements, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

4956

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

05/1923 - Boston, MA, United States

Age

96

Number of Awards

24

Estimated Net Worth

$5.4B

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President at National Amusements, Inc.

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Attorney at Winer & Abrams

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Co-Chairman-Governors Board at The Paley Center for Media

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Viacom, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Boston Edison Co.

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Principal Consultant, Office of Outreach & Partnership at Inter-American Development Bank

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Viacom, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc.

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Chairman at National Association of Theatre Owners, Inc.

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Former Corporate Executive Officer at Sony Corporation of America

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Sumner M. Redstone
Founder at Viacom, Inc.
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Child

National Amusements, Inc. operates as a holding company with interests in motion picture theaters. It operates through the Showcase SuperLux, Cinema de Lux, Showcase Cinemas, and Multiplex Cinemas brands. Its services also include theatre rentals for meetings, sales conferences, product launches, and private events. Its facilities include restaurants, cocktail lounges, food courts, and concession stands. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

Grandchild

National Amusements, Inc. operates as a holding company with interests in motion picture theaters. It operates through the Showcase SuperLux, Cinema de Lux, Showcase Cinemas, and Multiplex Cinemas brands. Its services also include theatre rentals for meetings, sales conferences, product launches, and private events. Its facilities include restaurants, cocktail lounges, food courts, and concession stands. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

Grandchild

National Amusements, Inc. operates as a holding company with interests in motion picture theaters. It operates through the Showcase SuperLux, Cinema de Lux, Showcase Cinemas, and Multiplex Cinemas brands. Its services also include theatre rentals for meetings, sales conferences, product launches, and private events. Its facilities include restaurants, cocktail lounges, food courts, and concession stands. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

Parent
Chairman, Board of Directors at North Suburban Young Men's Christian Association

TO PROVIDE SERVICES THAT PROMOTE VALUES THAT BUILD STRONG FAMILIES AND THE HEALTH OF EACH INDIVIDUAL'S SPIRIT, MIND AND BODY IN AN INCLUSIVE, WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT .

Education
LL.B.
Class of 1947

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Graduate
Class of 1944

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Graduate

The Boston Latin School Association links BLS with faithful friends and alumni whose philanthropy advances talented students and faculty in

Attendee

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

Career History
Founder
1996 - Current

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1954 - Current

National Amusements, Inc. operates as a holding company with interests in motion picture theaters. It operates through the Showcase SuperLux, Cinema de Lux, Showcase Cinemas, and Multiplex Cinemas brands. Its services also include theatre rentals for meetings, sales conferences, product launches, and private events. Its facilities include restaurants, cocktail lounges, food courts, and concession stands. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

Executive Chairman
Prior - 2016

CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

Boards & Committees
Director
1999 - Prior

BB Liquidating, Inc. provides video tape and disc rentals. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1967 - Prior

NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC owns and operates theaters. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

Chairman
Prior

Famous Players, Inc. owns and operates theaters. The company owns and operates over 81 theatres across Canada with about 787 screens under the brands Coliseum, Colossus, Paramount and SilverCity. Famous Players was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Chairman
Prior

Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of grassroots efforts to help save lives and give hope to cancer patients everywhere.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Tufts Medical Center, Inc. owns and operates an academic medical center. It provides healthcare services and programs in the areas of allergy, anesthesiology, bariatric surgery, cancer, cardiology, colon and rectal, clinical nutrition, dentistry, dermatology, ENT/otolaryngology, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, gastroenterology, general surgery, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, hyperbaric medicine, infectious diseases, maternity, nephrology, neurology, neurosurgery, and nutrition. The firm also offers services in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology, occupational therapy, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, palliative care, pathology, pediatrics, physical medicine, physical therapy, plastic surgery, psychiatry, pulmonary, radiation oncology, radiology, rheumatology, speech language pathology and audiology, thoracic and transplant surgery, trauma surgery, urology, vascular surgery, wound healing, and weight and wellness. The company was founded in 1796 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $500K
2015

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947 and is the oldest of the 37 national committees that support UNICEF. Since its creation, it has provided more than $1.3 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind to support UNICEF’s worldwide programmes, with special emphasis on immunization, girls’ education, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and emergency relief. The Fund is based in New York and has chapter offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles, as well as smaller volunteer committees across the country. Staff and supporters are involved in a wide variety of efforts – from the Campaign to Save Mothers and Babies from Tetanus and the sale of UNICEF greeting cards and gifts, to efforts to secure an annual contribution from the U.S. Government to UNICEF.

$20M
2013

MPTF was created by Hollywood’s earliest entertainment luminaries such as Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith, who realized the need for reaching out to those in the entertainment industry who fell upon hard times. It began with a simple coin box in Hollywood where entertainment industry workers would deposit spare change for fellow colleagues. What started out more than 90 years ago as the Motion Picture Relief Fund has, today, flourished into MPTF, the Motion Picture & Television Fund, a comprehensive service organization that remains at the core of the entertainment industry.

$3M
2013

Museum of The Moving Image provides access to moving-image related artifacts, screening significant films. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Astoria, NY.

Political Donations
$2,000
2013
$5,000
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

Investments
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National Amusements, Inc. operates as a holding company with interests in motion picture theaters. It operates through the Showcase SuperLux, Cinema de Lux, Showcase Cinemas, and Multiplex Cinemas brands. Its services also include theatre rentals for meetings, sales conferences, product launches, and private events. Its facilities include restaurants, cocktail lounges, food courts, and concession stands. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norwood, MA.

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MovieTickets.com, Inc. sells movie tickets and accesses show times, movie reviews and trailers. It provides services for MTV networks and VH1.com users throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, FL.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Viacom, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #288
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #324
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #94
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

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