Nancy Perlman

Commissioner

Lifelong community-builder, Nancy Perlman empowers individuals and organizations to communicate, collaborate and shine. She has provided marketing and business development services for clients such as Mattel, Qualcomm, MTV, Nextel, Nickelodeon, Paramount, Universal Pictures, Sony, Electronic Arts, The Indy Racing League, and the LA Derby Dolls. She has also headed the production of numerous digital products, including web sites, virtual worlds, online live events and video games. Nancy was previously a Goldhirsh Fellow with the Los Angeles Mayor’s office, focusing on gender equity, technology & innovation. While working in the Mayor’s office, she launched three initiatives to support gender equity:

  • City Hall X, a monthly speaker series for women in Los Angeles City government;

  • CHX Leadership Training for Los Angeles City employees, targeting diversity;

  • The Elevate Project, a mentor project for female tech entrepreneurs in Los Angeles, tied to the Mayor’s Tech Council

She is an advisor for the Women Founders Network and the LA Fund/Girls Build.

Nancy began her career in television, developing primetime programming with studios such as Sony and Spelling Entertainment. She graduated with a BA in Communications from The University of Michigan.