Founder | President
Todd Slater is recognized as one of the top digital and entertainment executives in the media and technology sector. Areas of expertise include media and film transactions, acquisitions and negotiation of content rights, investment analysis, and the structuring of media financing. At Convoke, he is placed with the responsibility of leading the strategic consulting division, as well as the overall global partnerships for the company. During his career he has helped finance or secure worldwide distribution for over 100 films and has successfully led capital investments in multiple digital, media and sports ventures.
Slater is the former Executive Vice President at Philip Anschutz's (AEG) media company, and Paramount Pictures. Slater has been associated with such films as the Academy Award winning Ray (starring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx), The Parts You Lose (starring Aaron Paul), Madame (starring Academy Award nominee Toni Collette), Sahara (co-starring Academy Award winners Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz), and Swimming Upstream (starring Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush). Slater has been highlighted in The Hollywood Reporter's annual "The Next Generation" Issue - dedicated to the top executives in Hollywood.
Prior to joining Paramount, Slater made his mark in the world of finance and politics having worked for UBS Private Wealth Division, as well as the Investment Banking division of Meridian Capital. Before moving to the west coast, Slater lived in Washington, DC and worked for United States Congressman, Peter Blute, as well as United States Congressman, Sherwood Boehlert.