Eric Baum is the SVP of business and legal affairs for Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution and assistant general counsel for Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Collectively, Mr. Baum is responsible for global marketing and distribution, advertising, publicity, merchandising and licensing, media, promotions, virtual reality productions, and product placement for theatrical motion picture releases by Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, and TriStar.
Mr. Baum has held several previous roles at Sony Pictures Entertainment, including assistant general counsel and VP of business and legal affairs for the Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, as well as senior counsel in TriStar Pictures’ legal affairs group. Before joining Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mr. Baum was an associate at the Law Offices of Sam Perlmutter.
Mr. Baum is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.