Derek Alderton - C.E.O, A.G. Productions LTD.DiamondDead :: The Official DiamondDead Website
...Derek Alderton, J.D., M.B.A, B.Ec, A.C.A, A.S.I.A. until the end of 2003 was Co-Head of the West Coast Media & Entertainment Practice of McKinsey & Company based in the Los Angeles Office.He
was one of the Firm's leading experts on the business impact of technology on traditional media.Derek
has been published in the McKinsey Quarterly and has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences.He
has led studies in the Cinema, Film, Internet, Music, Radio, Theme park and TV industries.His
recent client experience includes:
- Assessing trends in the Film Exhibition industry and the potential impact of business and technical innovations such as "digital cinema".
...Prior to attending business school and joining McKinsey, Derek worked in the M&A area of Investment Banking.His
work there involved international and multi-party alliance transactions in a number of industries, including entertainment.He
lectured in Securities Law part time, writing an introductory textbook, and contributing chapters to more specialist texts.Before moving to Investment Banking, Derek worked in insolvency administrations, where he reorganized, ran, or oversaw a wide variety of businesses. Derek holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has degrees in Law and Economics from the University of Sydney.He received a Graduate Diploma in Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants (the equivalent of a U.S. CPA).