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    Will Packer

    Founder & Producer, Will Packer Productions

    Producer Will Packer is one of Hollywood’s blockbuster hit makers with eight of his films opening number one at the box office. He produced “Ride Along 2,” “No Good Deed,” “Think Like a Man Too,” “Ride Along,” “Think Like a Man,” “Takers,” “Obsessed” and “Stomp the Yard.” In 2015, he also served as an executive producer on the mega-hit “Straight Outta Compton.” Collectively, his films have grossed nearly $1 billion. Packer was the executive producer of the Emmy-nominated miniseries “Roots,” a remake of one of the most celebrated TV programs of all-time. In terms of entrepreneurs working in the entertainment industry today, you would be hard-pressed to find someone with a more impressive resume than Packer.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 18 2016

    7 PM

    Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t easy. It requires a great deal of grit, inspiration, motivation and a little bit of luck. Rome wasn’t built... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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