President & CEO, Panavision
Kim Snyder has been leading Panavision’s global portfolio of companies since 2012. Under her guidance, the company has innovated in the areas of camera and lens design, enhanced its rental footprint, and expanded the company’s reach into services. She has overseen the acquisition of Light Iron, advancing Panavision’s evolution as a premier provider of end-to-end services for the feature, series, and commercial markets. Prior to joining Panavision, Snyder held the position of president and general manager for Kodak’s Entertainment Imaging Division, responsible for all aspects of its business with the motion-picture industry. Snyder’s experience is expansive and diverse, encompassing leadership positions in finance, regional sales, and general management. She is a graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in computer science, and she holds an MBA from the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business. As a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers, she brings a passion for supporting the creative community and advancing diversity initiatives in the industry.