The Progress & Freedom Foundation Special Event  - CEO Luncheon with Dan Glickman of the Motion Picture Association of America, June 14, 2005

CEO Luncheon with Dan Glickman of the Motion Picture Association of America

Dan Glickman, president and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, spoke on Tuesday, June 14 at a lunch in the Rotunda Room of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The talk was followed by a question-and-answer session between Glickman and a panel of financial and policy analysts - The Motley Fool's Tom Gardner, Legg Mason's Blair Levin and Precursor's Rudy Baca.

Dan Glickman

Prior to joining MPAA, Glickman was the Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He served as the Secretary of Agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001. Before his appointment as Secretary of Agriculture, Glickman served for 18 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Kansas' 4th Congressional District. During that time, he served as a member of the House Agriculture Committee, including six years as chairman of the subcommittee that had jurisdiction over most federal farm policy issues. Moreover, he was an active member of the House Judiciary Committee, where he was a leader on technology issues.

Tom Gardner and his brother David founded in 1994, a site that has grown into an international multi-media network offering financial solutions to millions of individuals worldwide. For The Motley Fool he monitors reputable, highly profitable, large-cap companies that dominate their industries.

Blair Levin joined Legg Mason in 2001 as a Managing Director and previously had served as chief of staff to then-FCC Chairman Reed Hundt. Among other policy issues dealt with during Levin's tenure was the development of digital television standards.

Rudy Baca is Vice President and Global Strategist with the Precursor Group. He is also an FCC veteran, having served as chief of staff to then-FCC Commissioner and Chairman James Quello.

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About The Progress & Freedom Foundation
The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the impact of the digital revolution and its implications for public policy.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1993.

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