The Jewish Executive Leadership Conference


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



We're excited to announce our fireside chat presenter for the 2019 Conference: Susan Rovner, EVP of Warner Bros. Television and Co-President of Warner Horizon Scripted Television!

Here's a mini bio on Susan Rovner


Our Speakers

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.

View Past Speakers


2019 Panelists


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

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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.


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