FINANCE | 2022 LA500
Founder Eagle Equity Partners Harry E. Sloan is a founder, public company chief executive and a leading investor in the media, entertainment and technology industries. He is a former chairman and CEO of MGM Studios Inc. Sloan has been at the forefront and evolution of the video gaming industry in addition to his post with Eagle Equity. He was one of the founding investors and a board member of Zenimax/ Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning studio acquired by Microsoft in March 2021. Also last year, Sloan co-founded Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp., which had its $1.73 billion IPO in February 2021. Three months later, the SPAC announced a merger with Bostonbased Ginkgo Bioworks Inc. in a deal valued at $17.5 billion.