Founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions which became known for producing micro-budget films. His company is behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge and the Academy Award for Best Picture nominated films Whiplash and Get Out.
He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing The Normal Heart.
He married journalist Lauren A.E. Schuker in 2012.
The first film in which he obtained financing for was Noah Baumbach's Kicking and Screaming (1995).