Steve Nissen

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Steve Nissen


President and CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Steve Nissen is currently the President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, as well as principal at Nissen Consulting Group. He is the former Senior VP of Legal & Government Affairs at NBCUniversal, one of the world’s largest media companies. He is past Board Chair of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Economic Development Corp, FilmLA, Central City Association and The Lundquist Institute (formerly L.A. BioMed). He also serves on the Board of the Metro YMCA and LA World Affairs Council/Town Hall. Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Nissen worked in the private sector as a partner in the national law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, public sector as CEO of the California State Bar and senior official with Governor Gray Davis, and nonprofit sector as President of Public Counsel Law Center, which he built into the largest pro bono law firm in the United States. Mr. Nissen received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his law degree from U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law. He joined the Parsons board in 2017.

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