John Wiedner, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C

Media Practice Area Leader, Principal

As a Leader of Gensler’s Firmwide Media Practice, John brings extensive experience in working with a variety of entertainment clients. With nearly 20 years of professional experience – more than 15 of these with Gensler – he has developed an expertise in creating visionary design and planning solutions for media companies. John’s passion for this design specialty led him to establish the firm’s Southwest Media Studio, and as its principal, he has filled multiple roles from design, to technical, to project management. John’s portfolio includes engagements with such prestigious clients as Sony Pictures Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, NBCUniversal, Tribune Media, and Time Warner Cable, in addition to planning and consulting exercises for production studios globally. John holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles.