David Brownstein


David Brownstein, PCC, CPCC, is the president and founder of Hollywood Coaching, an executive coaching and leadership development company in Los Angeles that specializes in the entertainment industry.

He has coached creatives, executives, leaders, producers, directors, managers and employees at ABC-TV, NBC-TV, CBS-TV, Sony Pictures, Touchstone Television, Warner Brothers Television, The Walt Disney Company, HBO, E! Entertainment, Bravo, MTV Networks, ICM, William Morris, BBC-TV, British Telecom, Network Rail, Waddel + Reed, IGT, Creative Light Entertainment, Valley Community Clinic, Challenge Day Associates, Chabot College, The Santa Rosa Symphony, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

David was named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders by Leadership Excellence Magazine and was featured in a NY TIMES article on Life and Career Coaching in Hollywood. He is the author of “The Cosmic Mission Of Hollywood: How To Stay Inspired and Productive in The Industry That Rocks The World” and is a popular presenter on such topics as “War and Peace in the Writer’s Room,” “The Essentials of Leadership” and “A Course In Hollywood Miracles.”

His diverse working experience as an award winning filmmaker, musician and creative executive make him uniquely qualified to work with entrepreneurial leaders and business teams in the entertainment industry and beyond. Through his work as a producer, director and executive in Hollywood and Silicon Valley he has gained a rich and varied perspective on how industry leaders can effectively lead and manage creative and business challenges.

His topic at LCL will be “Leadership Lessons For and From Hollywood: How the Next Generation of Creative Leaders are Transforming Hollywood and the Rest of the World.”