LMACA

Unit Split

Liberty Media Acquisition Corp

Raised
$575M
CIK
1831992
Focus
Media, Music, Entertainment, Communications, TMT, Technology
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Gregory B. Maffei

Mr. Maffei has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President and sole Director of our company since our inception in November 2020. Mr. Maffei has served as a director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of LMC (including its predecessor) since May 2007, Liberty Broadband since June 2014 and GCI Liberty since March 2018. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty TripAdvisor since July 2013 and as its Chairman of the Board since June 2015. Mr. Maffei also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Qurate Retail (including its predecessor) from February 2006 to March 2018, having served as its CEO-Elect from November 2005 through February 2006. Prior thereto, Mr. Maffei served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation (“Oracle”), Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of 360networks Corporation (“360networks”), and Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”).

As a director, Mr. Maffei has served as (i) Chairman of the Board of Qurate Retail since March 2018 and a director of Qurate Retail (including its predecessor) since November 2005, (ii) Chairman of the Board of Liberty TripAdvisor since June 2015 and a director since July 2013, (iii) a director of Liberty Broadband since June 2014, (iv) a director of GCI Liberty since March 2018, (v) the Chairman of the Board of Tripadvisor since February 2013, (vi) the Chairman of the Board of Live Nation since March 2013 and as a director since February 2011, (vii) the Chairman of the Board of Sirius XM since April 2013 and as a director since March 2009, (viii) a director of Zillow Group, Inc. since February 2015, having previously served as a director of its predecessor, Zillow, Inc., from May 2005 to February 2015, and (ix) a director of Charter since May 2013. Mr. Maffei served as (i) a director of DIRECTV and its predecessors from February 2008 to June 2010, (ii) a director of Electronic Arts, Inc. from June 2003 to July 2013, (iii) a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc. from September 2011 to April 2014, (iv) Chairman of the Board of Starz from January 2013 until its acquisition by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in December 2016 and (v) the Chairman of the Board of Pandora Media, Inc. from September 2017 to February 2019.

Mr. Maffei brings significant financial and operational experience based on his senior policy making positions at LMC, Qurate Retail (including its predecessor), GCI Liberty, Liberty TripAdvisor, Liberty Broadband, Oracle, 360networks and Microsoft and his public company board experience. He provides our board with executive leadership perspective on the operations and management of large public companies and risk management principles.

Brian J. Wendling

Mr. Wendling has served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Financial Officer of our company since our inception in November 2020. Mr. Wendling has served as Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Financial Officer of LMC, Qurate Retail, Liberty Broadband and GCI Liberty since January 2020 and July 2019, respectively. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Controller of each of LMC, Qurate Retail and Liberty Broadband from January 2016 to December 2019 and GCI Liberty from March 2018 to December 2019. In addition, Mr. Wendling has served as a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Liberty TripAdvisor since January 2016, and he previously served as Vice President and Controller of Liberty TripAdvisor from August 2014 to December 2015. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. (“Liberty Expedia”) from March 2016 to July 2019, and Vice President and Controller of LMC (including its predecessor) from November 2011 to December 2015, Qurate Retail from November 2011 to December 2015 and Liberty Broadband from October 2014 to December 2015. Prior thereto, Mr. Wendling held various positions with LMC and Qurate Retail and their predecessors since 1999.

Albert E. Rosenthaler

Mr. Rosenthaler has served as the Chief Corporate Development Officer of our company since our inception in November 2020. Mr. Rosenthaler has served as Chief Corporate Development Officer of LMC, Qurate Retail, Liberty TripAdvisor and Liberty Broadband since October 2016 and GCI Liberty since March 2018. He previously served as Chief Corporate Development Officer of Liberty Expedia from October 2016 to July 2019 and Chief Tax Officer of LMC, Qurate Retail, Liberty TripAdvisor and Liberty Broadband from January 2016 to September 2016 and Liberty Expedia from March 2016 to September 2016. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Vice President of LMC (including its predecessor) from May 2007 to December 2015, Qurate Retail (including its predecessor) from April 2002 to December 2015, Liberty TripAdvisor from July 2013 to December 2015 and Liberty Broadband from June 2014 to December 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Olivet College and a Master of Accounting Science from the University of Illinois.

Renee L. Wilm

Ms. Wilm has served as the Chief Legal Officer of our company since our inception in November 2020. Ms. Wilm has served as Chief Legal Officer of LMC, Qurate Retail, Liberty TripAdvisor, Liberty Broadband and GCI Liberty since September 2019. Previously, Ms. Wilm was a Senior Partner with the law firm Baker Botts L.L.P., where she represented LMC, Qurate Retail, Liberty TripAdvisor, Liberty Broadband and GCI Liberty and their predecessors for over twenty years, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, complex capital structures and shareholder arrangements, as well as securities offerings and matters of corporate governance and securities law compliance. At Baker Botts, Ms. Wilm was a member of the Executive Committee, the East Coast Corporate Department Chair and Partner-in-Charge of the New York office. Ms. Wilm holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with High Honors in Finance from Hofstra University and a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law.