About Us

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 Chairman and CEO, Wasserman; Chairperson, LA 2028 Olympic & Paralympic Games; President & CEO, Wasserman Foundation

Casey Wasserman is the Chairman and CEO of Wasserman, a global leader in sports, music, entertainment and culture. He is also the Chairperson of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games, having been appointed in 2014 to head the city’s successful bid campaign. He was previously Chairman of the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee for Super Bowl LVI in 2022.

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, that funds education, arts and culture, health, service and global initiatives. He is a trustee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and a board member of renowned philanthropic organizations including the Jules Stein Eye Institute, The LBJ Presidential Library and The Motion Picture & Television Fund.