Brian Mulligan is an entrepreneur and CEO of Brooknol Advisors, a sports and media entertainment advisory corporation. Mulligan has a 30-year career in which he has served as CEO or CFO of all of the companies he has worked. He is considered an expert in the field of music, film, entertainment and even sports. In the course of his lucrative career, he has headed FOX Sports, Universal Television, Universal Pictures and Boston Consulting. He also has extensive experience in private equity and worked at Money Center Bank.
Mulligan is a member of the Sports Institute, Digital Roundtable and is an industry sports entertainment speaker. He has won numerous awards for his excellence in media and entertainment. He was recently named “One of the 50 Most Powerful People in Hollywood” and “One of the Leading Investors in the Nation.” Mulligan has a weekly column for USA Today and is a contributor to Fields of Green, a magazine devoted to law, media, finance, technology and marketing.
In a recent article in Field of Green, Mulligan explained to readers that the best way to enter the sports industry is through volunteer work. He encourages students to apply for internships. He notes that anyone who thinks it can’t pay off should look at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell who now makes $44 million yearly; he started off as former NFL Commissioner Pete Rozell’s driver. Not a bad place to start, considering the position he is in now.
Mulligan is involved in many charitable causes. He gives generously to the St. Jude, City Of Hope and other organizations. He has helped raise millions for many area schools. He also coaches in many youth football leagues. Mulligan received a bachelors degree from the University of Southern California and a graduate degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.