Board of Directors
James E. Meyer has been a director since January 2013. Mr. Meyer has served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer since December 18, 2012. Mr. Meyer had previously served as the company’s President, Operations and Sales, since May 2004. Prior to May 2004, Mr. Meyer was President of Aegis Ventures Incorporated, a consulting firm that provides general management services. From December 2001 until 2002, Mr. Meyer served as special advisor to the Chairman of Thomson S.A., a leading consumer electronics company. From January 1997 until December 2001, Mr. Meyer served as the Senior Executive Vice President for Thomson as well as a member of its executive committee. From 1992 until 1996, Mr. Meyer served as Thomson’s Senior Vice President of Product Management. Mr. Meyer is a director of ROVI Corporation.
Joan L. Amble has been a director since August 2008. From December 2006 to August 2008, Ms. Amble served as a director of XM Satellite Radio Inc. Ms. Amble has served as Executive Vice President and Corporate Comptroller for American Express Company since December 2003. Prior to joining American Express, Ms. Amble served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of GE Capital Markets, a service business within GE Capital Services, Inc., overseeing securitizations, debt placement and syndication, as well as structured equity transactions for General Electric Company business. From 1994 to March 2003, Ms. Amble served as vice president and controller for GE Capital.
Anthony J. Bates has been a director since September 2013. Mr. Bates is the Executive Vice President of Business Development and Evangelism at Microsoft Corporation. Prior to July 2013, he was the President of Microsoft’s Skype Division since its acquisition by Microsoft in 2011. Mr. Bates was the Chief Executive Officer of Skype, a leading provider of software applications and related internet communications products, since 2010. Before joining Skype, Mr. Bates spent fifteen years at Cisco Systems, Inc. where he had been Senior Vice President and General Manager of several business groups, including Enterprise, Commercial and Small Business, and Cisco’s core high-end router business
George W. Bodenheimer has been a director since September 2013. Mr. Bodenheimer is Executive Chairman of ESPN, Inc., a multimedia, multinational sports entertainment company. He served as Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks from April 2004 until January 2012and as President of ABC Sports from March 2003 until January 2012. Mr. Bodenheimer was named President of ESPN in November 1998, a position he held until January 2012. Mr. Bodenheimer joined ESPN in 1981 and served in a variety of senior sales and marketing positions prior to his appointment as President.
Mark D. Carleton, age 54, previously served as a director of Sirius XM Radio Inc. from January 2013 to September 2013. Mr. Carleton has been Senior Vice President of Liberty Media Corporation since December 2003. Prior to joining Liberty Media, Mr. Carleton was a partner at KPMG LLP from 1993 to 2003, where he also served as a member of KPMG LLP’s Board of Directors. Mr. Carleton currently serves as a director of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Ideiasnet, Mobile Streams, Inc. and Air Methods Corporation. During the preceding five years, he also served as a director of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. and The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
Eddy W. Hartenstein has been a director of SiriusXM since July 2008. From May 2005 until the closing of the merger with XM in July 2008, Mr. Hartenstein served as a director of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. In August 2008, Mr. Hartenstein was named Publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times and continues in that capacity. Mr. Hartenstein was the Vice Chairman and a member of the board of directors of The DIRECTV Group, Inc. from December 2003 until his retirement in December 2004. Mr. Hartenstein served as Chairman and CEO of DIRECTV, Inc. from late 2001 to 2004 and as President of DIRECTV, Inc. from its inception in 1990 to 2001. Mr. Hartenstein also serves as a member of the board of directors of SanDisk Corporation, The City of Hope and Broadcom, Inc.
James P. Holden has been a director since August 2001. From October 1999 until November 2000, Mr. Holden was the President and Chief Executive Officer of DaimlerChrysler Corporation, one of the world's largest automakers. Prior to being appointed President in 1999, Mr. Holden held numerous senior positions within Chrysler Corporation during his 19-year career at the company. Since March 2007, Mr. Holden has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Meridian Automotive, a privately held auto supply company. Mr. Holden is a director of Speedway MotorSports, Inc. and Snap-On Incorporated.
Gregory B. Maffei has been a director since March 2009. Mr. Maffei is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Liberty Media Corporation since February 2006 and a director of Liberty Media Corporation since November 2005. Mr. Maffei served as CEO-Elect of Liberty Media Corporation from November 2005 through February 2006. Mr. Maffei served as President and CFO of Oracle Corporation from June 2005 until November 2005. Mr. Maffei served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 360networks from January 2000 until June 2005. Previously he served as CFO of Microsoft and Chairman of Expedia. Mr. Maffei is also a director of DirecTV Group, Inc. and Electronics Arts, Inc.
Evan D. Malone has been a director since May 2013. Dr. Malone has served as President of NextFab Studio, LLC, a high-tech workshop offering technical training, consulting, and product design and prototyping services, since June 2009 and has been an engineering consultant for more than the past five years. Since January 2008, Dr. Malone has served as the owner and manager of a real estate property and management company, 1525 South Street LLC. During 2008, Dr. Malone also served as a post-doctoral research assistant at Cornell University and an engineering consultant with Rich Food Products, a food processing company. Dr. Malone has served as co-owner and director of Drive Passion PC Services, CC, an Internet café, telecommunications and document services company, in South Africa since 2007 and served as an applied physics technician for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, part of the national laboratory system of the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, from 1999 until 2001. He also is a founding member of Jet Wine Bar, LLC, a start-up company in Philadelphia, which began operations in 2010. Mr. Malone has served as a director of Liberty Media Corporation (formerly known as Liberty Spinco, Inc.) since January 2013. He previously served as a director of Liberty Media Corporation (now known as Starz) from September 2011 until January 2013. Dr. Malone has served as a director of Liberty Interactive Corporation since August 2008.
James F. Mooney has been a director since July 2003. Since March 2003, Mr. Mooney has been chairman of the board of directors of NTL Incorporated, a cable television company with operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. From April 2001 to September 2002, Mr. Mooney was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nextel Communications Inc., a provider of wireless communications services. From January 2000 to January 2001, Mr. Mooney was the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Tradeout Inc., an asset management firm owned jointly by General Electric Capital, Ebay Inc. and Benchmark Capital. From March 1999 to January 2000, Mr. Mooney was the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer at Baan Company, a business management software provider. From 1980 until 1999, Mr. Mooney held a number of positions with IBM Corporation, including Chief Financial Officer of the Americas.
Mr. Vogel has been a director since April 2011. Mr. Vogel is a director of Dish Network Corporation, and a senior advisor to its Chairman, CEO and President. He served as President of Dish Network from September 2006 until February 2008 and as Vice Chairman from June 2005 until March 2009. From October 2007 until March 2009, Mr. Vogel served as the Vice Chairman of the board of directors of, and as a Senior Advisor to, EchoStar Communications Corporation. From 2001 until 2005, Mr. Vogel served as the President and CEO of Charter Communications Inc. Mr. Vogel is also a director of Shaw Communications, Inc., Universal Electronics, Inc., NextWave Wireless Inc., and Ascent Media Corporation.
Vanessa A. Wittman has been a director since April 2011. Ms. Wittman is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motorola Mobility, which was purchased by Google in March, 2012. In this role, she is responsible for leading teams that oversee all Financial activities of the company as well as managing the teams in charge of Real Estate and Workplace Services, Corporate Development, Information Technology, Strategy, and Companion Products. Ms. Wittman was previously the CFO of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly traded professional services firm. She’s a tech finance veteran, having also held CFO roles at 360networks, Metricom and Adelphia Communications, where she joined as part of a new executive team that oversaw one of the most complex bankruptcy cases in U.S. history.
David Zaslav has been a director since May 2013. Mr. Zaslav has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and a common stock director of Discovery Communications, Inc., one of the largest nonfiction media companies in the world, since September 2008. Mr. Zaslav has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications, Inc. since January 2007. Mr. Zaslav served as President, Cable & Domestic Television and New Media Distribution of NBC Universal, Inc., a media and entertainment company, from May 2006 to December 2006. Mr. Zaslav served as Executive Vice President of NBC and President of NBC Cable, a division of NBC, from October 1999 to May 2006. Mr. Zaslav was a member of the board of TiVo Inc. through 2010.