Gary Ginsberg

Gary Ginsberg has spent his professional career at the intersection of media, entertainment, law and politics.

Gary is a Founding Partner of 25Madison, a NYC venture studio and investor in early-stage start-ups. Most recently, he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Global Communications Officer at SoftBank.

Gary spent the previous two decades as a senior executive at two of the world’s largest entertainment companies. From 2010-2018, he was Executive Vice President at Time Warner, where he led the company’s marketing, communications and philanthropic departments. Before that, he was EVP for Corporate Affairs and Marketing at News Corporation and a member of the company’s Office of the Chairman. While at Time Warner, Ginsberg was also an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, where he taught a class on entrepreneurship in incumbent media.

Gary began his professional career as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett before serving in the Clinton administration as a Special Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice. After leaving government service he became Senior Editor and Counsel to the political magazine George.

Gary is a director of Townsquare Media (NYSE: TSQ) and Schrodinger (NASDAQ: SDGR), an advisor to AnD Ventures, and Chairman of New Visions for Public Schools. He is also the author of First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (and Unelected) People who Shaped Our Presidents. Ginsberg is a graduate of Brown University and Columbia University Law School and lives in New York City.