David E. Rapley - A director of Liberty Media since May 2006. A director of Old Liberty from July 2002 to May 2006, having previously served as a director of Old Liberty from June 1993 to September 1994. Mr. Rapley has served as President of Rapley Consulting, Inc. since 2002. Mr. Rapley served as Executive Vice President of Engineering of VECO Corp. Alaska from January 1998 to December 2001. Mr. Rapley is a director of LGI.
Larry E. Romrell - A director of Liberty Media since May 2006. A director of Old Liberty from March 1999 to May 2006. Mr. Romrell served as an Executive Vice President of TCI from January 1994 to March 1999. Mr. Romrell is a director of LGI.
Donne F. Fisher - A director of Liberty Media since May 2006. A director of Old Liberty from October 2001 to May 2006. Mr. Fisher has served as President of Fisher Capital Partners, Ltd., a venture capital partnership, since December 1991. Mr. Fisher served as Executive Vice President of TCI from January 1994 to January 1996 and served as a consultant to TCI, including its successors AT&T Broadband LLC and Comcast Corporation, from 1996 to December 2005.
Greg Maffei leads the team transforming Liberty with its interests in media, technology, and telecom into a focused operating company to compete in the digital/mobile era. Liberty's assets include some of the world's most respected media, entertainment and digital commerce companies including QVC, HSN, Sirius XM Radio, Live Nation Entertainment, Barnes & Noble, Expedia, TripAdvisor, ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, backcountry.com, bodybuilding.com, Evite, and the Atlanta Braves. Liberty's stocks have significantly outperformed the major stock indices and comparable media companies under his tenure.
Mr. Maffei also serves as chairman of Starz, TripAdvisor and Live Nation Entertainment and as a director of Barnes & Noble, Electronic Arts, Liberty Interactive, Liberty Media, Sirius XM Radio, and Zillow.
Maffei joined Liberty Media as CEO-elect in November 2005 and became CEO in February 2006. Maffei has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Interactive since May 2007. Previously, he has served as President and CFO of Oracle, Chairman and CEO of 360networks, CFO of Microsoft, and Chairman of Expedia. Additionally, he previously served as a director of Citrix, DIRECTV, Dorling Kindersley, and Starbucks Coffee.
He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and an AB from Dartmouth College.
Ms. Wong has served as a director of our company since April 2010. Ms. Wong served as President and CEO of Lifetime Entertainment Services from 2007 to April 2010. She previously served in a variety of roles with ABC, Inc., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, from 1993 to 2007, most notably as an Executive Vice President from 2003 to 2007. Previously, she worked in the areas of corporate planning and high-yield finance. Ms. Wong serves on the advisory boards of several media and entertainment societies and organizations.
Robert R. Bennett - A director of Liberty Media since May 2006. A director of Old Liberty from September 1994 to May 2006. Chief Executive Officer of Old Liberty from April 1997 to August 2005. President of Old Liberty from April 1997 to February 2006. Previously, Mr. Bennett held various executive positions with Old Liberty since its inception in 1990. Mr. Bennett is a director of Discovery and Sprint Nextel Corporation.
M. Ian G. Gilchrist - M. Ian G. Gilchrist has been a director since July 2009. Mr. Gilchrist was a Managing Director of Citigroup/Salomon Brothers from 1995 until his retirement in July 2008. Prior to 1995, Mr. Gilchrist was a Managing Director of CS First Boston Corporation and was a Managing Director of PaineWebber Incorporated.
Mr. John C. Malone is Chairman of Liberty Media Corporation, a position he has held since 1990. Mr. Malone is also the Chairman of the Board of Liberty Global, Inc. (LGI), a position he has held since June, 2005. From 1996 to March, 1999 when Tele-Communications, Inc., (TCI) merged with AT&T Corp., he was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCI. Previous to that, from 1973 to 1996, Mr. Malone served as President and CEO of TCI. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for CATO Institute, Discovery Communications, Inc., and SiriusXM. Additionally, Mr. Malone is Chairman Emeritus of the Board for Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. as well as Director or similar capacity for various family businesses, Trusts or Foundations.
Born March 7, 1941, in Milford, Connecticut, Mr. Malone was a Phi Beta Kappa and merit scholar at Yale University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Economics in 1963. He also received a Master of Science in Industrial Management from Johns Hopkins in 1964 and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Operations Research from Johns Hopkins in 1967.
Mr. Malone began his career in 1963 at Bell Telephone Laboratories/AT&T in economic planning and research and development. In 1968, he joined McKinsey & Company and in 1970 he became Group Vice President at General Instrument Corporation (GI). He was later named President of Jerrold Electronics, a GI subsidiary.
He served as Director of the National Cable Television Association (NCTA) from 1974 to 1977 and again from 1980 to 1993. During the 1977-1978 term, Mr. Malone was the NCTA's Treasurer.
In 1983, Mr. Malone received the NCTA Vanguard Award, one of the highest honors in the cable television industry. He has received many other awards and honors which include: TVC Magazine Man of the Year Award - 1981; Wall Street Transcript's Gold Award for the cable industry's best Chief Executive Officer - 1982, 1985, 1986 and 1987; Wall Street Transcript's Silver Award in 1984 and 1989; Women In Cable's Betsy Magness Fellowship Honoree; University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Center Award of Merit for Distinguished Entrepreneurship; American Jewish Committee Sherrill C. Corwin Human Relations Award; Denver University Honorary Degree for Doctorate of Human Letters - 1992; Communications Technology Magazine Service and Technology Award; Bronze Award - 1993 Financial World CEO of the Year Competition; and 1994 Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award.