Joan Dangerfield serves as Chairman of Rockdome, a new immersive exhibition technology company with proprietary patents currently developing multi-use entertainment venues intended to reinvent the live concert experience in strategic markets around the world.
Joan also provides exclusive consulting services to entertainment and media companies in China under the purview of the office of People’s Government of Beijing Municipality. In 2012, Joan hosted an official Chinese delegation visit to Hollywood that included top executives from China Investment Corporation, The Yintai Group, and Tianjin Innovative Finance Investment Company.
In 1994, Joan developed a website for her husband, the legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield, earning him the distinction of the first celebrity to have his own official site. In 1995, Rodney was listed as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People On The Internet” by Website Magazine – ahead of Bill Gates and Al Gore.
Joan was the creative force behind a redesign of Rodney’s website launched on his birthday in 2013 which earned him a prestigious international Webby Award for exhibiting remarkable achievement in the Best Navigation/Structure category. His site was also one of five nominees for best celebrity website, along with Beyoncé and Kanye West.
In 2006, Joan co-produced a 2-hour documentary about Rodney’s life for A&E. She is currently in the process of developing a feature film based on her late husband’s bestselling autobiography “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Me.”
Joan is also president of Dangerfield Entertainment and Paper Clip Productions.
Joan’s philanthropic passions involve her in a number of worthy causes. She has served on the board of UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery since its inception in 2004. She is also affiliated with such organizations as American Cinematheque, Creative Coalition, National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture, and the International Festival & Event Association.