Christopher Dixon has over 30 years experience in operating and investing roles in the media and entertainment industry. He served as strategic advisor and managing director, media investments, for Gabelli Group Capital Partners where he focused on investing in privately held emerging media companies. Previously, he was managing director and global strategist for media at UBS, where he made investment recommendations and headed a top II research team that covered all aspects of the media landscape, from early stage Internet companies to global conglomerates. Prior to UBS he covered the entertainment, cable and broadcasting industries for Paine Webber.
He began his sell-side analyst career at Kidder Peabody where he covered entertainment, specializing in the motion picture industry. A ten time member of the Institutional Investor All America Research team, he was also ranked as a WSJ Best on the Street for the cable industry. He has advised NBC, DreamWorks, Time Warner, CBS, and Clear Channel and has appeared regularly on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, and other media outlets.
Prior to Wall Street he worked as a film editor and independent filmmaker.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Dixon received an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he currently teaches as an adjunct professor in finance.