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Michael A. Turner

Board Member

Michael A. Turner (he/him) is armed with double degrees in Economics and Political Science from Swarthmore College, and a law degree from Cardozo. He began his career in 2001 as a corporate associate at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson in NYC with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, before moving to Sony Music as a business affairs executive.  The next chapter of his career unfolded at Discovery, where he rose through the ranks to become SVP and Head of Business and Legal Affairs for its in-house production studio.  After more than a decade with Discovery, Michael answered the call of a new challenge and joined Netflix in 2019.  As a Director at Netflix, Michael oversees business and legal affairs for Netflix’s slate of award winning and critically acclaimed Documentary Films.