Join LA's largest interactive networking forum for Jewish graduate students, young executives, and industry leaders.
The Jewish Executive Leadership Conference is LA’s largest interactive networking forum bringing high-level Jewish executives together with Jewish MBA and law students, young professionals, and entrepreneurs. Each year, hundreds of graduate students gather to hear experienced executives who are also community leaders impact upon them their career successes and the importance of young community leadership.
Our 8th Annual JEL Conference, generously sponsored by the Redstone Family, will be held on January 27, 2019 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. This year’s Conference features keynote speaker Susan Rovner, President of Warner Bros. Television, along with approximately 50 other executive panelists representing leaders in the finance, legal services, entertainment, startup, technology, and real estate industries.
The 8th Annual JEL Conference
Presenters at the JEL Conference have included such A-list luminaries as Shari Redstone (Viacom), Ron Meyer (NBCUniversal), Alan Horn (Disney), Gene Simmons (KISS), Scooter Braun (SB Projects), Elaine Wynn (Wynn Resorts), and Craig Newmark (Craigslist).
To view an extensive list of some of our past speakers, click the link below.
In addition to our featured VIP speakers, the following attorneys and executives are slated to attend our Networking Hour exclusive to Conference participants:
Alan Abramson, B&A Management Corporation Ofer Barlev, Citron & Deutsch Russ Belinsky, Duff & Phelps Richard Citron, Citron & Deutsch Darren Freedman, Troy Gould Scott Friedman, Bellami Hair Darren Kavinoky, The Kavinoky Law Firm Larry Midler, CBRE, Inc. Doug Mirell, Greenberg Glusker Richard Pink, Richard Pink & Associates, Inc. Rebecca Edelson, Sheppard Mullin Lauren Fried, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Seth Gerber, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dean Rostovsky, Clarion Partners Mauro Schnaidman, Jafra Cosmetics International Michael Sigall, Wolf Rifkin Hadas Sparfeld, Hager Pacific Properties Mark Wapnick, Court Call, LLC Steven Weinberg, Holmes Weinberg, PC Aviva Bergman, The Point Media Paul Menes, ADLI Law Group Olga Berson , Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Robert Rosen, Rosen & Associates, P.C. Sander Schwartz, Sandman Television + Film Matthew Gruenberg , DLA Piper Joel Gerson, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
The JEL Conference proudly showcases a full range of Los Angeles’ premier Jewish nonprofits, such as the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Gift of Life, Hillel, Anti-Defamation League, American Jewish Committee and others, who present volunteering and leadership opportunities to conference participants.
In this way, the JEL Conference represents the pinnacle of JGSI’s trademark fusion of Jewish community leadership with business acumen, effectively inspiring Jewish graduate students and young professionals to become active leaders of the Jewish community while simultaneously helping their own careers through the speakers’ invaluable advice.