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Jean Prewitt

President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA).

Jean Prewitt is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA). She became IFTA’s President in April 2000 and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in December 2001. She joined IFTA after nearly a decade as a senior U.S. government official and as a lobbyist in Washington D.C. representing film and entertainment interests and the high-technology community. Prior to that time, she was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of United International Pictures (the international distribution entity formed by then-Universal, Paramount and MGM-UA studios) and managed legal and government affairs on a worldwide basis. Prior to that time, she practiced law with the firm Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvine. Prewitt graduated from Harvard University and Georgetown University Law Center.