Ken Kragen


Kragen & Company

A graduate of UC Berkeley and Harvard Business School, Ken Kragen’s distinguished career transcends the music and entertainment industries.  He has successfully managed some of the world’s most important entertainers, including Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie, Trisha Yearwood, Olivia Newton-John, Burt Reynolds and The Bee Gees. He was the organizer of several historic humanitarian events including “We Are The World,” Hands Across America, and NetAid. With his friend Quincy Jones he produced a significant portion of President Clinton’s 1992 Inauguration. Over the years he has produced 4-500 hours of hit television series, specials and movies of the week. Recently Kragen spent two years working on one aspect of the Juno spacecraft to Jupiter. He has taught a career course for 11-years at UCLA and lectured at USC, Harvard Business School, the University of Tennessee and numerous corporations including IBM, New York Life, Viridian Solar. In addition to many awards and honors he is the proud recipient of the United Nations Peace Medal.