Wertheimer to run USC tech center


David Wertheimer has been appointed executive director of the Entertainment Technology Center at USC, it was announced Wednesday by Charles Dages, senior vp emerging technology at Warner Bros. and chair of the ETC board of directors.

Wertheimer had been the executive director of USC's Institute for Creative Technologies and also served as president of the digital entertainment division at Paramount Pictures. He also was founder and CEO of WireBreak Entertainment, a digital-content distribution and television production company, and held posts at Oracle and NeXT.