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In 1952, Lew and Edie Wasserman created the Wasserman Foundation from funds garnered through Mr. Wasserman’s decades of leadership at MCA/Universal. The Wassermans served as benefactors for lasting cultural, educational, and health institutions including the Los Angeles Music Center, CalArts, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
The Foundation currently funds in the areas of education, arts & culture, health, service and global initiatives.
Casey Wasserman President & Chief Executive Officer
Casey Wasserman is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wasserman Media Group, a leading sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing and management agency that represents brands, properties and talent on a global basis. In 2014 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed Wasserman to head the city’s Olympic host efforts as the LA2024 Chairman, and in September 2015 the United States Olympic Committee selected Los Angeles as its U.S. Olympic bid city.
Wasserman also serves as President and CEO of the Wasserman Foundation, a private family foundation founded in 1952 by his grandparents Lew and Edie Wasserman. The Foundation currently funds in the areas of education, arts & culture, health, service and global initiatives. Wasserman is a Trustee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and a board member of several renowned philanthropic organizations including The Jules Stein Eye Institute, The LBJ Presidential Library and The Motion Picture & Television Fund.
Wasserman serves on the board of directors of Activision and the digital media company, Vox Media. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and resides in Los Angeles.