Jerome H. (Jerry) Kern is a Senior Advisor at Moelis & Company where he focuses on advising clients based in Colorado and in the media and telecommunications sectors. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Jerry served as President of Kern Consulting, LLC and was a Senior Advisor to Guggenheim. Previously, Jerry was a Senior Advisor to Nomura Securities International in their America’s Investment Banking Division. He served as interim Chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises, Inc.; was the Managing Partner in Enki Strategic Advisors, worked as a consultant to the broadband and mobile industry from 2007-2009; and was the Chairman and CEO of On Command Corporation. Earlier on, he was Vice Chairman, member of the board of directors of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and was the principal outside legal counsel to TCI and Liberty Media for over 20 years. Prior to TCI, Jerry was a Senior Partner at Baker & Botts, LLP, where he was the senior corporate lawyer in the New York office.
Jerry holds a B.A from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. He is a member of the board of trustees of the New York University Law School Foundation, Volunteers of America (Colorado Chapter), the Institute for Children’s Mental Disorders and CEO & Chair of the Board of Trustees at Colorado Symphony Association.