Louise Henry Bryson
Company executive (broadcasting); Museum trustee
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership
Louise Bryson is Chair Emerita of the J. Paul Getty Trust. She has had a 30-year career in media, and until 2009 was president of distribution for Lifetime Entertainment Services and executive vice president and general manager of Lifetime Movie Network (LMN). Ms. Bryson began her career in public television as a writer and producer, and served on the PBS National Board as well as the chair of the L.A. PBS Station, KCET, and was one of the founding members of Southern California Public Radio. She is a Trustee of seven American Funds, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and 2nd Stage Theater, and on the Board of Directors of Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and Huntington Memorial Hospital. She is Trustee Emerita of Pomona College. Ms. Bryson holds an MBA and MAT from Stanford University, and a BA from the University of Washington. She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010 and is a member of the Academy Trust.