Bruce Hack is founder and CEO of BLH Venture, LLC, a provider of consulting and investment services to media and entertainment companies. Currently, he is director or advisor for numerous early/mid stage public, private and non-profit firms in those sectors.
Prior, he was Director then Chairman of Technicolor, Inc, a public company that was the world's largest creative services and second largest set-top box and internet gateway business, from 2010-19. He was a principal in the creation of Activision Blizzard in 2009, the largest public video game company in the world, and served as its Executive Vice Chairman. From 2004-2008, he was CEO of Vivendi Games, the developer and operator of numerous franchises including Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, that decade’s defining online video game. Previously, Mr. Hack was Executive Vice Chairman, Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company, from 1998 to 2001, and CFO, Universal Studios, from 1995 to 1998. Early in career, he served as an international commodity trade negotiator in the U.S. Treasury in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Hack is on the advisory councils for the Hamilton Lugar School for Global and International Studies at Indiana University and Cornell University's A&S School. He has guest lectured on leadership and entrepreneurship at Indiana, Yale, Stanford, Princeton, Cornell and UCLA. Amongst his current board participations are Overwolf, Thrive Fantasy, Surf Air and Games for Change. He earned a B.A. from Cornell and an M.B.A from University of Chicago.