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Kenin M. Spivak

Kenin M. Spivak

Co-founder & Chairman | Stratagem Studios

Kenin M. Spivak, a highly regarded executive, entrepreneur, financier, author and attorney, is the founder, chairman and CEO of SMI Group, a Los Angeles-based company that forms and grows businesses worldwide, and owns a fully licensed SEC-registered investment bank. Kenin has served as chairman, vice chairman, president, CEO, director and senior advisor for public and private companies in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East, including: major studio MGM/UA Communications; hair care leader John Paul Mitchell Systems; independent film production/distribution company Island World; leading radio network Premiere Radio Networks; PatrĂ³n tequila; and the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. As a top studio executive, Kenin has selected and supervised the development, financing, production and distribution of hundreds of feature films, including multiple Academy Award-winning features and long-running television series; and has earned multi-national companies billions of dollars of worldwide sales and operations in more than 30 countries.