William Swann – Board Vice Chair
Charged with heading the Television and Feature Film arm of Walton Isaacson, William Swann joined WI directly from The Weinstein Company (TWC), where he was Vice President, Promotions and Integrated Marketing. Swann recently developed sponsorships and promotional partnerships for the TWC and Dimension Films slates, including Oscar winners, “Django Unchained” and “Silver Linings Playbook” and hit TV franchises including “Project Runway” and “Mob Wives.”
Swann joined TWC’s Television Department in 2007 where most of his focus was on development and production for reality programming. In 2008, he moved into the Promotions and Integrations area. He was instrumental in forging new relationships across multiple brand categories including innovative partnerships with IHOP, Samsung, Katy Perry, QVC, Vanity Fair, Moet & Chandon, AXE, Hugo Boss and Best Buy Media Network. Prior to joining TWC, Swann worked for The Walt Disney Company in Corporate Communications.