Assistant Dean, Strategic Innovation, Marketing & Alumni Relations,
Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business & Management
Mr. Ludovisi brings to Graziadio over 25 years of global business experience and leadership roles with Disney, NBC Universal, IMAX, Amgen, and Warner Bros. Studios. He is a senior strategy and marketing executive as well as a recognized thought leader of fan engagement, and is passionate about leading teams to extraordinary results in an “accelerating, digital, purpose-driven” world. In addition to his business career, Claudio has partnered with professors at various business schools, guest lecturing for Pepperdine, USC, UCLA, as well as Kellogg. He has also developed and taught a course for the Institute for Media and Entertainment, NY, (a joint venture between IESE and Kellogg), bridging MBA skills with entertainment industry culture called “purpose and guiding your career in media and entertainment”.
Previously, Claudio worked for Booz Allen & Hamilton strategic management consulting in the ‘Media and Technology’ practice.
His career began at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising where he managed advertising campaigns for Procter and Gamble brands in both the US and in Europe. Claudio was born in Rome, Italy, has worked across the globe, speaks 4 languages, and now lives with his wife Rochelle and two children in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from UCLA. Please join me in welcoming Claudio and his family to Pepperdine University and the Graziadio Business School.