Leo Hindery, Jr.
Leo Hindery, Jr. is currently Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners, a series of media industry private equity funds he founded in 1988 and ran continuously until February 1997, when he was elected President and CEO of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and Liberty Media, at the time the world’s largest combined cable television system operator and programming entity. In March 1999 TCI merged into AT&T, and he became President and CEO of AT&T Broadband until he resigned in November 1999. In December 1999, Mr. Hindery was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GlobalCenter Inc., a major Internet services company, which in January 2001 merged into Exodus Communications, Inc. From 2001 until October 2004, he was Chairman and CEO of The YES Network which he founded to be the regional television home of the New York Yankees.
In early 2005 he reconstituted InterMedia Partners. Mr. Hindery, formerly Chairman of the National Cable Television Association (NCTA) and of C-SPAN, has been recognized as International Cable Executive of the Year, NCTA’s Distinguished Vanguard Award Recipient for Leadership, Cable Television Operator of the Year, one of the cable industry’s “25 Most Influential Executives Over the Past 25 Years”, one of the “30 Individuals with the Most Significant Impact on Cable’s Early History”, and a member of the Cable Hall of Fame. Mr. Hindery is a Director of the Paley Center for Media and a member of the Board of Visitors of the Columbia School of Journalism. He has an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and is an undergraduate of Seattle University, and has received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Emerson College.
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