Jeffrey Franklin Sagansky is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 7 companies, notably: Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp., Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. and Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. and who has been at the head of 18 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman for Hemisphere Media Capital LLC (which he founded in 2011), Chairman of Hemisphere Capital Management LLC (which he founded) and Chairman & President at DEAC NV Merger Corp.
He is also on the board of 9 other companies.
In the past he held the position of Co-Chairman at Peace Arch Entertainment Group, Inc., Chairman at ELM Tree Partners LLC, Independent Director at Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. (he founded the company in 2011), President of Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. (he founded the company in 2013), President for Tri-Star Entertainment, Inc., Advisor at InterMedia Advisors LLC, Non-Executive Chairman at Sonar Entertainment, Inc., Chairman of Allumination FilmWorks LLC, Chairman at People’s Choice Cable TV, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (he founded the company in 2017), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., Vice Chairman at ION Media Networks, Inc., President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. (he founded the company in 2015), Co-President for Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., President at CBS Entertainment Services, Inc., President for TriStar Pictures, Inc. and Executive Vice President at Sony Corporation of America.
Jeffrey Franklin Sagansky received an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.