Dr. John C. Malone - is Chairman of the Board of Liberty Media Corporation, Liberty Interactive Corporation, Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Global plc. From 1996 to March 1999, when Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) merged with AT&T Corp., he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCI. Previous to that, from 1973 to 1996, Dr. Malone served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TCI. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Discovery Communications, Inc., Charter Communications, Inc., Expedia, Inc. and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Additionally, Dr. Malone is Chairman Emeritus of the Board for Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
Born in 1941 in Milford, Connecticut, Dr. 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. He has received two Honorary Degrees for Doctorate of Human Letters; the first from Denver University in 1992 and the second from Johns Hopkins University in 2012.
Dr. 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, Dr. Malone was the NCTA's Treasurer.
In 1983, Dr. 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; Communications Technology Magazine Service and Technology Award; Bronze Award - 1993 Financial World CEO of the Year Competition; The Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1994 and in 2004 the Hopkins Medal, the school’s highest award. He is also recognized as a Yale Sterling Fellow (Harkness Circle).
Greg Maffei leads the team transforming Liberty Media Corporation and Liberty Interactive Corporation to compete in the digital/mobile era. Liberty Media owns media, communications and entertainment businesses, including subsidiaries SiriusXM and the Atlanta Braves and interests in Live Nation Entertainment and Formula One. Liberty Interactive owns digital commerce businesses, including subsidiaries QVC, zulily, Bodybuilding.com and Evite, and interests in Expedia, Interval Leisure Group, FTD and HSN. Under his tenure, Liberty's stocks have significantly outperformed the major stock indices and comparable companies.
In addition, Maffei serves as President and CEO of Liberty Broadband and Chairman, President and CEO of Liberty TripAdvisor, which were spun-off from Liberty Media and Liberty Interactive, respectively, in 2014. Liberty Broadband consists primarily of a stake in Charter Communications and Liberty TripAdvisor holds a controlling interest in TripAdvisor.
Maffei serves as chairman of the board of the Liberty-related companies Live Nation Entertainment, SiriusXM, Starz and TripAdvisor, and is a director of Charter Communications and Zillow.
Prior to joining Liberty in 2005, Maffei served as President and CFO of Oracle, Chairman, President and CEO of 360networks, CFO of Microsoft and Chairman of the Board of Expedia. Previously, he was a director of Barnes & Noble, Citrix, DIRECTV, Dorling Kindersley, Electronic Arts and Starbucks Coffee.
Maffei is a member of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College and Council on Foreign Relations. He previously served as President of the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Public Library.
He has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College.
Mr. Barton has been a director of Liberty Interactive Corporation since December 2016. He is co-founder and Executive Chairman of the board of Zillow Group, a real estate marketplace, and co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of the boards of Glassdoor.com, a salary and reviews website for companies, and Trover, a mobile discovery network. Prior to co-founding Zillow, Mr. Barton founded Expedia in 1994 as a group within Microsoft, which Microsoft later spun out in 1999. He served as Expedia's President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Barton is a Venture Partner at Benchmark Capital and is also on the boards of Netflix and several other privately held companies. He holds a bachelor's in general engineering: industrial economics from Stanford University and is an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, appointed by President Obama in 2014.
Michael “Mike” George - was named president of QVC, Inc., in November 2005 and CEO in April 2006. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing QVC’s operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Japan and China.
Under George's leadership, QVC has become a premier lifestyle brand and shopping destination. QVC is now one of the world’s largest multimedia retailers, with QVC TV reaching approximately 340 million homes worldwide and traffic on its eCommerce sites receiving more than 880 million visits in 2014.
George came to QVC from Dell, Inc., where he was the chief marketing officer and general manager of its U.S. consumer business. In this role, he was responsible for building the Dell brand globally, developing its global e-business and CRM capabilities, and leading its $8 billion U.S. consumer business. Prior to his time with Dell, George was a senior partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc., and led the firm’s North American Retail Industry Group. He also served as a member of the firm’s partner evaluation committee.
George serves on the board of directors for Liberty Interactive Corporation, Brinker International, the Kimmel Center, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Business Council. He is also chair of the Corporate Council for the National Constitution Center. He served on the Payless ShoeSource Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006.
George earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and his master’s degree in finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
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.
David E. Rapley - A director of Liberty 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.
M. LaVoy Robison - A director of Liberty since May 2006. A director of Old Liberty from June 2003 to May 2006. Mr. Robison has been executive director and a board member of The Anschutz Foundation (a private foundation) since January 1998. Mr. Robison is a director of Discovery.
Larry E. Romrell - A director of Liberty 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.
Mr. Vadon has been a director of Liberty Interactive Corporation since October 2015. He co-founded zulily, inc. and served as its Chairman of the Board from 2009 until September 2015. Mr. Vadon also founded Blue Nile, Inc., an internet retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, and served as its Chairman of the Board from 1999 to 2013 and its Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2008. Prior to founding Blue Nile, Inc., Mr. Vadon was a consultant for Bain & Company, a management consulting firm, which he joined in 1992. He currently serves on the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc. and is Chairman of the Board of Chewy.com, LLC, an internet retailer of pet food. Mr. Vadon holds an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Evan D. Malone - A director of Liberty since August 2008. Dr. Malone 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.
Andrea 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.