Chip SullivanAdvisory Board Member | Executive Vice President, Communications, at NBC Entertainment
Mr. Sullivan leads strategy, development and public relations for the network and for Universal Television. Chip oversees publicity, talent relations, photography, events and awards campaigns, and is liaison to the larger NBCUniversal community, as well as their parent company Comcast. Chip came to NBC after more than twenty years at DreamWorks. As Head of Special Projects, he worked on award-winning films including “Saving Private Ryan,” “American Beauty,” “Gladiator,” “Shrek,” and TV series including “Spin City,” “Boomtown,” “Las Vegas,” and “Father of the Pride.” Following the studio’s IPO in 2004 and Paramount Pictures’ acquisition of DreamWorks in 2005, he oversaw corporate communications for both companies, working on films including “Sweeney Todd,” “Dreamgirls,” and “Transformers,” as well as TV series including “Into the West” and “On the Lot.” He also consulted on special marketing projects for films including “Kung Fu Panda” and “Madagascar.”After DreamWorks partnered with The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group in 2009, Chip contributed to “The Help,” “War Horse,” and “Lincoln,” and worked on campaigns for films including “The Croods” and “How to Train Your Dragon.” Prior to joining DreamWorks, Chip served as Director of Special Projects at Walt Disney Studios.Passionate about several philanthropic causes, Chip currently serves on the National Board for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission. He has also served on the boards of Project Angel Food and LifeWorks Mentoring. In addition, he serves as an advisor for Time For Homes and he works with the Motion Picture and Television Fund by designing their annual Evening Before the Emmys and Night Before the Oscars fundraisers, as well as with City Year by helping to spearhead their annual Spring Break fundraiser.