President, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Studio Operations & Imageworks
Randy Lake is the President of Studio Operations and Imageworks. He is responsible for managing overall operations, strategy and planning of Sony Pictures Imageworks, Post Production Services, Production Services, Global Mastering and Servicing and Asset Management.
Lake joined Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) in 2006 as vice president, and later senior vice president of corporate development for SPE.
Lake previously served as a strategy consultant to the entertainment, media, and technology industries for Booz Allen in New York, London, and San Francisco. While at Booz Allen, Lake served as a consultant specializing in growth strategy development for a variety of global media and technology clients. Lake began his career as a securities attorney with Brobeck, Pheleger & Harrison in San Francisco where he advised emerging growth technology companies, underwriters and venture investors.
Lake holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in Political Economies of Industrial Societies from UC Berkeley.
Name your three favorite movies:
THE PLAYER, THERE WILL BE BLOOD, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
What is your proudest achievement while working at Imageworks?
Keeping the company in business!
What inspired you to becoming involved in making movies?
I've always marveled at the way that movies can transport you to different worlds and engage you emotionally. I feel lucky to be a (small) part of the process of entertaining people all around the world.