1. Greg Maffei

greg maffei
Age 60
Occupation President and CEO, Liberty Media
Nationality American
Position Last Year 1

Greg Maffei oversees the Liberty family of companies as they compete in the digital mobile era. Liberty’s stocks consistently outperformed indexes and peers. Liberty Media ranked #5 in Fortune’s 2017-2018 World’s Most Admired Companies in the Media & Entertainment Industry.

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Maffei serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation, which owns media and entertainment businesses, including subsidiaries Formula 1, SiriusXM and the Atlanta Braves, and an interest in Live Nation Entertainment. He is President and CEO of Liberty Broadband Corporation, which consists primarily of a 25% voting stake in Charter Communications, as well as President and CEO of GCI Liberty, whose principal assets consist of its subsidiary GCI and interests in Charter Communications and Liberty Broadband. Greg Maffei also serves as Chairman and CEO of Liberty TripAdvisor, which holds a controlling interest in TripAdvisor.

Bernie Ecclestone built the product and deserves unbelievable credit. But there wasn’t a long-term vision. And there was a very cantankerous relationship with promoters and F1, the rights holder, us.

Greg Maffei
President and CEO, Liberty Media

In addition, he serves as Executive Chairman of Qurate Retail, Inc., which owns digital commerce businesses, including subsidiaries QVC, HSNi and Zulily and interests in FTD and ILG. Maffei is also Chairman of Liberty-related companies Live Nation Entertainment, Pandora, SiriusXM and TripAdvisor, and Director of Charter Communications and Zillow.

Prior to joining Liberty in 2005, Maffei served as Co-President of Oracle, Chairman and CEO of 360networks, and CFO of Microsoft. He has also been a Director of Barnes & Noble, Citrix, DIRECTV, Dorling Kindersley, Electronic Arts and Starbucks and was Chairman of Expedia and Starz.

Maffei is a member of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College and the Council on Foreign Relations. He has an MBA at Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar and an AB from Dartmouth College.

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