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George Barrios has been our Co-Chief Executive Officer since inception. Mr. Barrios most recently served as Co-President of the WWE from February 2018 to January 30, 2020. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief Strategy & Financial Officer of the WWE from November 2013 to February 2018, and Chief Financial Officer from March 2008 to November 2013. Before that, he was Vice President and Treasurer of The New York Times Company from January 2007 to March 2008. Mr. Barrios joined The New York Times Company in April 2002 as Chief Financial Officer of a subsidiary, which published, among other things, The Boston Globe. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Netsilicon, Inc. from September 2000 to September 2001, a publicly held software development company, where he helped to stabilize the business prior to its merger with Digi International Inc. in 2001. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Barrios served in several senior capacities for Praxair, Inc., a large supplier of industrial gasses. Earlier in his career, he held various leadership roles in strategy and operations at Time Warner Cable/HBO, Inc. Mr. Barrios holds a B.A. degree and an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
Michelle Wilson has been our Co-Chief Executive Officer since inception. Prior to her current position, Ms. Wilson served as Co-President and Board member at WWE from February 2018 to January 2020. She served as Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer from November 2013 to February 2018, and Chief Marketing Officer from February 2009 to February 2018. From August 2001 to February 2009, she was Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Tennis Association where she was instrumental in making the U.S. Open the highest attended annual sporting event in the world with more than 700,000 fans in attendance every year. She was pivotal in the implementation of several innovations for the sport, including in-stadium video screens, blue courts, instant replay and the 2004 launch of the U.S. Open Series. From April 2000 to July 2001, she was Vice President of Marketing for the XFL. Earlier in her career, Ms. Wilson held positions at the National Basketball Association in its domestic and international consumer products groups as well as roles at Nabisco and Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Wilson holds a B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Derek Chang will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Chang is a global media, sports, and entertainment executive. He was named one of the “Top 100 Executives in Cable” by Cablefax Magazine, and “50 Most Influential People in Sports Business” by Sports Business Journal. From June 2018 to May 2020, Mr. Chang served as Chief Executive Officer of NBA China. From April 2013 to June 2016, Mr. Chang served as Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., an American mass media company which was acquired by Discovery, Inc. and Head of International Lifestyle Channels at Scripps, from July 2016 to April 2018. From March 2006 to December 2012, Mr. Chang served as Executive Vice President, Content Strategy & Development at DirecTV. Since July 2020, Mr. Chang has served on the Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Compensation Committee of Vobile Group Limited, a provider of software as a service solutions. Mr. Chang holds a B.A. degree in History from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Business School. We believe Mr. Chang is well qualified to serve as a director due to his global experience in media, entertainment and sports as well as his public company experience at multi-platform video distributors.
Jacqueline Hernández will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Ms. Hernández is a global strategist, brand builder and change agent. She was named among FORTUNE's Most Powerful Latinas, The Hollywood Reporter's Power 100 Women in Entertainment, and Advertising Age's 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising. Ms. Hernández is Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of New Majority Ready LLC. Since May 2019, Ms. Hernández has served as Chief Executive Officer of NewMajorityReady, LLC, a marketing and content development firm. From October 2017 to April 2019, Ms. Hernández served as president of Combate Americas, an American mixed martial arts (MMA) sports franchise and media company. She previously served as Chief Marketing Officer, Hispanic Enterprises & Content at NBCUniversal from May 2014 to March 2017 and as Chief Operating Officer of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, from May 2008 to May 2014. Ms. Hernández also served as Publisher, Head of Business Operations, P&L and Revenue at People en Espanol from March 2004 to April 2008; and previously held various leadership roles at TIME, CNN and Turner. Ms. Hernández holds a B.A. degree from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Baruch College. We believe Ms. Hernández is well qualified to serve as a director due to her extensive experience in media, entertainment and brand building complemented by her expertise in multi-cultural marketing and strategic planning.
Dan Reed will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Reed is a global sports and media executive with 20 years of experience driving innovation in disruptive environments. He was named among the “50 Most Influential People in Sports Business” by Sports Business Journal. Since June 2018, Mr. Reed has served as Vice President of Global Sports and Media Partnerships at Facebook, Inc. and previously served as Director, Global Sports Partnerships at Facebook from September 2014 to June 2018. From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Reed served as President of NBA G League and as a Management Consultant at Kearney, an American management consulting firm. Mr. Reed holds a B.A. degree in Economics and American Studies from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. We believe Mr. Reed is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive experience in global sports and digital/social media.
Barbara Daniel will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Ms. Daniel has been Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Strategy at SiriusXM since September 2015. From 2010 to 2011, Ms. Daniel served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer at E*TRADE Financial Corporation, an electronic trading platform, and from 2006 to 2010, she served as Chief Financial Officer at CIFC Asset Management LLC, a corporate and structured credit investment firm. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for SiriusXM Canada Holdings Inc. and SoundCloud. Ms. Daniel holds a B.A. degree in Economics from William and Mary University and an M.B.A. from Cornell University – S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. We believe Ms. Daniel is well qualified to serve as a director due to her extensive experience in the media industry and corporate finance at public companies as well as her expertise in media and telecommunications investment banking.
Perkins Miller will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Miller is an e-commerce & media tech executive. He has broad experience launching and operating complex ventures, including large-scale ecommerce, major media tech, and pure start-ups. Mr. Miller has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fandom Inc., a global entertainment media platform, since February 2019. Previously, Mr. Miller served as General Manager of North America and Americas at StubHub, Inc., an American ticket exchange and resale company, from May 2016 to February 2019. Mr. Miller served as Chief Digital Officer and Head of Media Operations at NFL, from May 2014 to April 2016, and Executive Vice President of Digital Media at WWE, from August 2012 to April 2014. Mr. Miller previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Vocativ, an American media and technology company, and Chief Operating Officer at Universal Sports. Miller holds a B.A. degree from Middlebury College. We believe Mr. Miller is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive digital, e-commerce and media tech experience across sports and entertainment properties.
John Rose will be one of our independent directors as of the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part. Mr. Rose is a consultant to a broad set of technology, media, and telecommunications companies. He led a multiyear effort with the World Economic Forum to define and address issues and opportunities related to big data. Mr. Rose has served as a Managing Director and Senior Partner (Media sector) at Boston Consulting Group since October 2004. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corp Development, New Media, Industry and Government Affairs, and Global Asset Management at EMI Group; and Director and Co-leader of the Global Media and Entertainment Practice at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Rose is currently the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of The Video Call Center, LLC, a media technology company. Mr. Rose holds a Master of Public Policy & Management from Yale University School of Management and a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University. We believe Mr. Rose is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive experience and network across the technology, media and telecommunications industries.