Richard Lorber is chairman and CEO of Kino Lorber Inc., Lorber Media Inc., and president and CEO of Lorber HT Digital. He started the film and distribution company Fox Lorber Associates, Inc., in his apartment in 1981. He built it into a worldwide media business with 40 employees and $20 million a year in revenues. Best known for its home video label, Fox Lorber distributed critically acclaimed foreign films, award-winning independent features, and classics. After selling the company to WinStar in 1996, Mr. Lorber became co-chairman of WinStar TV and Video.
Mr. Lorber has spent over 20 years in education and publishing as an art critic, editor, and teacher. He has worked in education for the Museum of Modern Art, served on advisory panels for the New York State Council on the Arts, edited the quarterly journal Dance Scope, written regularly for Artforum and other periodicals, and served as Assistant Professor on the graduate faculty of New York University and on the faculty of the New School. He has earned bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from Columbia University.