|Date of birth|
January 8, 1964
|Place of birth|
Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States
Peter Jankowski is president and chief operating officer of Wolf Entertainment, headquartered in Universal City, Calif. He serves as executive producer on all of the company's scripted series, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D..
In 2003 he produced the World Trade Center tribute Twin Towers, which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. Also, he produced When You're Strange, a Grammy Award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary about Jim Morrison and the Doors, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and made its international debut at the 2009 Berlinale Festival in Berlin, Germany. In 2010 the film earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Series. Jankowski received a Grammy Award as producer of the film, for Outstanding Longform Video in 2011.
Before joining Wolf Entertainment in 1997, Jankowski served as senior vice president of Universal Television where he was responsible for all series produced under that banner, including Northern Exposure, on the Network, Quantum Leap, and Coach. He produced 12 films with the Hispanic Film Project (as president, 1990-1993) and served on the board of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society.