Leavitt is the managing director of Tulip Media Ltd., a boutique financing and packaging firm dedicated to film, television and digital media which Leavitt formed in 1998. Prior thereto, Leavitt was a senior production executive whose responsibilities included serving as chairman of Alliance Entertainment Television and executive vice-president of NBC Studios. Leavitt most recently packaged and produced the nationally syndicated game show, “Monopoly Millionaires’ Club”, hosted by Billy Gardell. Earlier in his career, Leavitt was a practicing entertainment attorney, and was part of the initial launch teams of Showtime, Bravo and The Disney Channel. He also served as the chief film acquisition executive for CBS/Fox Video during the video explosion of the 1980’s. As a studio executive, he was responsible for supervising production of properties such as Saved by the Bell and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Tulip Media has pioneered numerous international co-productions and is an active member and media advisor to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA-LA). Leavitt also served as vice chair of IFTA, and was the president of the U.S. Television Academy. Leavitt currently serves as a litigation consultant in a number of high profile media lawsuits. He was recognized with the Tom Dowd Lifetime Achievement Award by the Florida Bar Association. Leavitt is an honors graduate of Kenyon College and received his law degree from New York University School of Law.