Yale University

Jeffrey L. Bewkes, University leadership.

Jeffrey L. Bewkes ’74 B.A.
Old Greenwich, Connecticut

Jeffrey L. Bewkes is chairman and chief executive officer of Time Warner Inc., which comprises Time Inc. publishing; Warner Bros. studios; Home Box Office (HBO and Cinemax); and CNN, TNT, TBS, and Cartoon Network. After graduating from Yale and earning an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, he worked in banking for two years and then joined Home Box Office, where he rose through the ranks and became chief executive officer in 1995. In 2002 he became group chairman responsible for Time Warner's television, film, and music interests, and in 2006 he became chief operating officer for Time Warner overall. Mr. Bewkes serves on the board of the Partnership for New York City and is on the advisory boards for the Creative Coalition, the Paley Center for Media, and the George Washington University Law School. Mr. Bewkes is also a member of the Business Council. He is a former member of the University Council. Mr. Bewkes was named Successor Trustee in 2006.