- RepresentativesUnited States of America Representative
Joh Solomon coordinates and communicates KF activity in the Los Angeles California region. He serves on the Khyentse Foundation Fundraising Committee and is a KF representative for the USA.
John is a film, animation, branding, talent, theme park, and internet consultant. His clients have included Disney, Warner Brothers TV Animation, Power of Entertainment, 6 Point Harness Animation Studios, Media Eagles, Ghostbot Animation, The Vault, and Big Stage. John began his career working in feature films for Francis Coppola’s Zoetrope Studios, followed by Scott Rudin and Freddie Fields Productions, and later Witt-Thomas Films, where he associate produced the films “Mixed Nuts” and “Final Analysis.” In 1992 he began a 15-year stint at the Walt Disney Company, as a VP of filmed entertainment at Imagineering and as head of Disney Television Animation’s Shorts Lab. He then shifted to the arena of social justice, producing a campaign for human rights in Burma, followed by a political campaign for Dan Adler for Congress. He was a consultant for Rinpoche’s film “Vara: A Blessing.” As an avid contemporary art collector, his eclectic tastes range from William Wegman to Andy Warhol to Christo to Claes Oldenberg. Recently, he restored Richard Neutra’s Taylor House, a modernist gem in the hills above Los Angeles. He was a founding board member of the Pasadena Museum of California Art.