Stuart Subotnick is President and Chief Executive Officer of Metromedia Company, a public media, entertainment, and communications company. Since 1981, Subotnick has negotiated all the major transactions entered into by Metromedia, including the sale of its television, radio, outdoor advertising, paging, cellular, and entertainment divisions. He has initiated and operated investments in such organizations as long distance telephone providers, motion picture companies, restaurant chains, hotels, diesel pump manufacturers, medical equipment and research groups, software developers, internet providers, DVD distributors, and marketers of energy supplies and services. Subotnick is a member of the Boards of Directors of several companies and nonprofit organizations including Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc., the New World Symphony, and the Central Park Conservancy. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Brooklyn Law School.