Barry M. Meyer brings almost five decades of experience to his role as Founder and Chairman of North Ten Miles Associates, a strategic consultancy firm specializing in entertainment industry clients and issues.
Prior to his current position, Meyer spent 42 years at Warner Bros. Entertainment. He most recently served as Chairman of Warner Bros., following nearly 14 years as the Studio’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, where he oversaw one of the most successful collections of entertainment brands and companies in the world—a truly global leader in all forms of entertainment across all current and emerging media and platforms
Under Meyer’s leadership, Warner Bros. consistently ranked as one of the strongest, most profitable and best-positioned studios in the industry. As the Studio embraced new distribution platforms, technologies and opportunities, Meyer successfully led the company’s efforts to create new business models to fit emerging consumer demands. Warner Bros.' three major businesses—television, motion pictures and home entertainment—operated as category leaders throughout Meyer’s tenure, garnering critical acclaim and commercial success, year after year.
An active leader in the entertainment industry, Meyer often serves as a key advisor on industry-wide production, labor and regulatory issues. He is a former member of the Board of Councilors of the USC School of Cinematic Arts; a member of the Board of Directors of the Motion Picture Association of America; a member of the Board of the Paley Center for Media (formerly Museum of Television & Radio); a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences; a member and former Governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; and a member and past member of the International Board of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society. He also is involved in numerous charitable and civic activities, including serving on the Board of Directors of Human Rights Watch and on the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
In January 2014 Meyer joined the Board of Directors of Activision Blizzard, Inc., the interactive entertainment software industry's leading publisher.
In January 2015 Meyer was confirmed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.