Ariel Emanuel serves as co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor IMG, one of the world’s leading talent agencies. He represents an elite array of artists across every entertainment platform and, along with partner Patrick Whitesell, spearheads all company initiatives. Emanuel and Whitesell played a pivotal role in WME’s formation, orchestrating the largest talent agency merger in history when they partnered the Endeavor and William Morris firms. Emanuel co-founded Endeavor in 1995 after holding senior agent positions at ICM Partners and InterTalent. A graduate of Macalester College, he currently sits on the boards of Live Nation and MOCA.