A resident of Austin, TX, Bruce Furst currently acts as President and CEO of Ashber Corporation, a music and film-licensing firm he founded in 2000. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science Best Speaker Award, and Most Improved Player Award.
Following UCLA, Bruce Furst pursued a law degree with a focus on Intellectual Property. After receiving his Juris Doctor, he began his successful career in 1989 as a licensee with the Major League Baseball Players Association. Three years into his position with the MLBPA, Bruce Furst accepted a role as Film Library Licensee with Paramount Pictures and remained with both companies until 1999.
In 2000, ready to use his expertise in the industry in a variety of mediums, Bruce Furst founded Ashber Corporation, a music and film licensing firm based in Austin, TX. He is CEO and President of Ashber Corporation to this day. Ashber Corporation is involved in film and music. Through Ashber, Bruce Furst has served as Executive Producer of many films and music projects. Most notably, he served as Executive Producer on the film “Fly Kidz” and on Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s Holiday compilation album, “Christmas Classics: Yesterday, Today & Forever,” the highest selling album internationally within the holiday category.
Currently, Bruce Furst is planning a daily radio show that he will host, in addition to working on a broad range of music and movie ventures through Ashber Corporation. He is a volunteer for Amnesty International and a member of the Harvard University Parent Fundraising Committee and the UCLA Alumni Association. Bruce Furst resides in Austin, Texas.