Jeffrey Katzenberg Pixar

Jeffrey Katzenberg, 2011
Jeffrey Katzenberg, 2011

Jeffrey Katzenberg
born 1950 (age 72 or 73)
Relationship to Steve
Business partner
Short Bio

Katzenberg was Michael Eisner's top aide in the 1990s, in charge of animation. He resurrected the studio's past glory with hits such as The Little Mermaid and The Lion King. He was the main protagonist in the original Disney-Pixar deal in 1993-94, and negotiated directly with Steve Jobs. However, he left Disney out of differences with Eisner and started DreamWorks SKG in 1994. Antz was his personal revenge on Eisner, a movie inspired by A Bug's Life, but which came out first.

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