Dean Valentine

former CEO, UPN Network


Founder and head of Symbolic Action, a media investment firm, focused on the convergence of content and technology; former President and CEO of the now defunct United Paramount Network and former President of Disney TV and Animation; board member of the Hammer Museum and former board member of the Museum of Contemporary Art; well-known contemporary art collector who's consulted with Bravo for the LA casting call for it's new TV show, Work of Art


Dean Valentine on KCRW

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