29: Curtis Jewell, Manager of Strategic Alliances at Sony Pictures Entertainment

On this Episode:

Curtis Jewell, Manager of Strategic Alliances at Sony Pictures Entertainment joins Baily to talk about:

  • How he went from locking down a strategic partnership for his startup with Pepsi Co. to having to shut down the business

  • Ensuring long-term partnership success by identifying shared priorities, setting expectations, and maintaining open lines of communication

  • Adopting a people-first mentality to cultivate and nurture relationships with past, present, and future partners

Listen:

Show Notes:

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About Curtis:

Curtis Jewell II is a strategy professional with over a decade of experience in partnerships, innovation, and business development. In his position as Manager, Strategic Alliances at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Curtis is responsible for building relationships with global enterprises interested in working with various Sony teams (e.g. Theatrical, Music, TV, Electronics, Gaming, etc.) to establish long-term entertainment partnerships.

His previously worked as Partnership Lead for The World Economic Forum's Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco, Associate Director of OMD's Ignition Factory in Los Angeles, and a Consultant with Accenture in New York City. Curtis is based in Los Angeles, CA, where he completed his MBA at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

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