Talk with Kevin Westcott, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Noon 1 p.m. PT

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC), 207

Join USC Annenberg Career Development for a Lunch with a Leader event with Kevin Westcott, a vice chairman and leader of the US technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) practice of Deloitte; as well as serves as the global telecommunications, media and entertainment, and sport (TM&E) practice leader. He has more than 35 years of experience in strategic and operational planning, as well as implementing global business change and technology projects for major TMT organizations. His industry experience spans film, television, home entertainment, broadcasting, telecommunications, xVOD, sports, publishing, licensing, and games.

Throughout his 30+ years of serving domestic and global clients, Westcott has worked on large-scale M&A, transforming and implementing new business models, helping clients to monetize their assets, and assisting startups to effectively enter the marketplace. In the TME sector, Westcott specializes in digital product strategy, rights licensing and management, and distribution and supply chain for entertainment companies.   

Westcott is the lead author and spokesperson of Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends Survey, an annual look at media consumption and he speaks regularly on telecom, media and entertainment trends at industry conferences. Westcott is also the author of Deloitte’s Digital Media Maturity Model and Deloitte’s Future of Home Entertainment.

Westcott places a high importance on community involvement and works to support many civic and philanthropic organizations. Westcott is on the Board of Directors for City Year Los Angeles, a national organization focused on increasing the graduation rate for at-risk students as well as the Beall Center for Applied Innovation at UCI.  He also supports The United Way and Court Appointed Special Advocates.