Director known for his work with Walt Disney Studios, including 3 Ninjas, Cool Runnings, and the National Treasure series of films.
He graduated from Wesleyan University and the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
He produced the TV series Jericho and directed the first three episodes: Pilot, Fallout, and Four Horsemen.
He married Amy Eldon, sister of photojournalist Dan Eldon.
He struck box office gold with his 2004 hit National Treasure starring Nicolas Cage.