Eric Bischoff is the former President of WCW, as well as a television producer, professional wrestling booker, on-screen personality, occasional wrestler and retired amateur wrestler. He is best known for serving as Executive Producer and later President of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and subsequently, the General Manager of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Raw brand. Bischoff has also worked with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) where he served as Executive Producer of Impact Wrestling. With an amateur background in taekwondo, Bischoff also sporadically performed as an in-ring competitor, and is a former WCW Hardcore Champion. He wrote an autobiography, titled Controversy Creates Cash, which was released in 2006 under WWE Books. Eric Bischoff is credited with the success (as well as downfall) of WCW, especially during the height of the Monday Night Wars, and is one of the brainchilds behind the NWO faction.