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John Rubey

Rubey Entertainment
Los Angeles CA
John Rubey is CEO of Rubey Entertainment LLC. John is an innovative leader in live event capture and distribution who has blended his wide and deep experience in music, global television and cinema distribution, media and entertainment, cross-platform video streaming, event production, pay-per-view and new technologies to create immersive connections for fans and brands. Currently as CEO of Rubey Entertainment, John is instrumental in producing and distributing digital event content to all platforms worldwide. John’s recent history include CEO of Fathom Events, the leader in event cinema, where he doubled revenue and paid admissions while broadening content verticals and adopting new marketing and technology. Earlier, as President of AEG Network Live, Rubey delivered global coverage/distribution of Michael Jackson Memorial broadcast, which became the most watched live television broadcast in history with nearly 3 billion viewers worldwide. His broadcast’s marketing and promotion contributed to $2.1B in box office revenue, selling 22 million tickets, and incremental program licensing fees of $19.7M. Rubey was responsible for the overall vision, entertainment marketing, digital content development and execution for live music events, festivals and other events to U.S. and worldwide TV networks, Youtube, VEVO, Hulu, Yahoo! and others. This includes distribution addition to festivals and artists sites, mobile devices, high-def and digital 3D cinema.