Will Nix, LOHAS Advisors Partner

LOHAS Advisors Partner

William Nix

LOHAS Advisors Partner

William Nix

Will Nix, LOHAS Advisors Partner

William Nix has extensive experience in the entertainment, media, sports, and intellectual property fields as a producer, corporate executive, investment banker, and attorney. He is a thought leader in the social impact entertainment (“SIE”) field who helps lead LOHAS’ SIE practice, supporting investors with socially and environmentally impactful entertainment ventures. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and has an NYU law degree in the field of Competition, Innovation, and Information.

Will is a member of the Producers Council of the Producers Guild of America, a founder of its Social Impact Entertainment Task Force, and a member of its Diversity, Education, International, and Documentary Committees. He’s a lifetime voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, serving on its Grants Committee, and a member of the Television Academy. Will was Co-Chair of Baker Botts’ Entertainment, Media, and Sports Practice Group, VP of Legal and Business Affairs for NBA Properties, and COO of the Motion Picture Association’s Global Content Protection Group. He has also been an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for the past decade.

Will also co-developed and helped launch the SIE Society on which he serves as Founding Member/Co-Executive Director. The SIE Society is an organization that serves as a central hub to connect, empower, and create alliances between Social Impact Entertainment companies, content creators, organizations, institutions, and professionals.

Will’s work as a Producer has encompassed traditional media and multiple content delivery platforms, technologies, and genres. Will served as Executive Producer of the animated feature film based on Kahlil Gibran’s iconic work The Prophet, starring Salma Hayek, Liam Neeson, and John Krasinski, and on independent features such as Firedancer, about the Afghan Diaspora in the U.S., and the documentary Power, which focused on the need of more than a billion people to gain access to electricity.

Will’s passion is to inspire positive social change through all forms of media, in partnership with individuals, organizations, and businesses with similar goals and objectives.

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LOHAS works with its clients and their investment advisors and wealth managers to identify the optimal mix of financial requirements and social or environmental values for investing that delivers both profit and impact.

LOHAS works with its clients and their investment advisors and wealth managers to understand risk/return profiles and explore alternative investment strategies, and then we source, analyze, help structure, and support impact investment transactions.

LOHAS works with a variety of clients on issues most relevant to them, customizing each engagement to meet their needs; but we also focus heavily on key areas and strategies that reflect our team’s expertise and more effectively enable our clients’ aspirations.

Investment seeking both profit and impact comes from a growing variety of sources – from individual investors to organizations to their advisors – and LOHAS works with each to support their specific needs, developing customized strategies and providing hands-on implementation.

Whether keynoting or moderating family office, impact investing, or social impact entertainment conferences, contributing to leading publications, delivering or participating in webinars or podcasts, or providing interviews on key industry topics, the LOHAS team helps drive public discourse on investment delivering both profit and impact.

LOHAS team members leverage vast operational experience and extensive industry relationships to deliver execution-ready impact investing strategies with enabling partner affiliations and hands-on support.