30 August 1954
Albany, New York, United States
|Alma mater||SUNY Albany|
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment|
Anthony "Tony" Vinciquerra (born August 30, 1954) is a film executive who is the current Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment.In May, 2017, it was announced that Vinciquerra would be filling the role left vacant by Michael Lynton, after he announced his departure for Snap, Inc. Vinciquerra climbed through the ranks of television broadcasting ad sales, and led Fox Networks Group from 2001 to 2011. After spending time as an entertainment consultant and advisor at TPG Capital, L.P., Vinciquerra was hired by Sony Corporation CEO Kazuo Hirai. He is credited with reversing a downward trend of film box office performances, as well as strengthening the television division.
Vinciquerra was born in Albany, New York, and grew up with three sisters in a three bedroom apartment. He performed various odd jobs in his youth, and began working in radio ad sales in college. After graduating from State University of New York, Albany in 1977, he moved into television ad sales and eventually was named COO of Hearst-Argyle Television in New York in 1999.
In 2001, Vinciquerra moved to Los Angeles and met his future wife, Toni Knight, an advertising executive who now owns her own firm.
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