Ron WheelerSVP, Content Protection and Technology Strategy
Fox Entertainment Group
RONALD C. WHEELER is Senior Vice President, Content Protection, with Fox Entertainment Group (FEG) in Los Angeles. In this capacity, he acts as FEG's primary legal representative in negotiating content protection technology licenses and the content security-related aspects of digital content licensing deals, and in supervising the company's worldwide anti-piracy and copyright litigation activities. He is also closely involved in domestic and international legislative and regulatory issues regarding content protection.
Prior to taking his current position, Wheeler was Vice President, Legal Affairs for Fox’s Home Entertainment subsidiary, where he provided worldwide antitrust and anti-piracy counseling, litigation management and transactional work on a wide variety of acquisitions, licensing and distribution deals. Prior to joining Fox, he was a senior associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York, where he specialized in antitrust and trade regulation counseling and litigation. Before that he worked at Shearman & Sterling, also in New York, as a member of that firm’s Antitrust and Corporate departments. He is a 1981 graduate of Yale University and a 1984 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a member of the California and New York bars.