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Michael A. Turner


Michael Turner (he/him) is Senior Director & Head of Original Documentary Films at Netflix, where he oversees business and legal affairs for Netflix’s slate of award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary films. Before joining Netflix, Michael was SVP and Head of Business and Legal Affairs at Discovery’s production studio. Michael holds 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, focusing on mergers and acquisitions before moving to Sony Music as a business affairs executive.