Mr. Dolan is Executive Chairman of the Company since July 29, 2009. He was Chairman of MSG Holdings, L.P. from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Dolan is Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision since October 1995. He was President of Cablevision from June 1998 to April 2014; Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a former subsidiary of Cablevision, from September 1992 to October 1995; Vice President of Cablevision from 1987 to September 1992. Mr. Dolan serves as a director of Cablevision and AMC Networks Inc.
Mr. Dolan is Chairman of Cablevision since 1985. He was Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision from 1985 to October 1995. He is Executive Chairman of AMC Networks Inc. since June 2011. Founded and acted as the General Partner of Cablevision’s predecessor from 1973 to 1985. Established Manhattan Cable Television in 1961 and Home Box Office in 1971. Mr. Dolan serves as a director of Cablevision and AMC Networks Inc.
Mr. Dolan has been Executive Vice President-Strategy and Development, Office of the Chairman of Cablevision since September 2008. He was Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Corp. from April 2004 to April 2005; Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from October 2001 until April 2005; Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from February 1996 to October 2001; Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from July 1994 to February 1996; General Manager of Cablevision’s East End Long Island cable system from November 1991 to July 1994 and System Manager of Cablevision’s East End Long Island cable system from August 1987 to October 1991. Mr. Dolan serves as a director of Cablevision and AMC Networks Inc.
Ms. Dolan is the Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision since April 2014. She was President of Optimum Services for Cablevision from April 2013 to April 2014; Senior Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Cablevision from November 2011 to April 2013; and Senior Vice President of Cablevision from 2003 to 2011. Ms. Dolan serves as a director of Cablevision and AMC Networks Inc.
Mr. Dolan is an employee of Knickerbocker Group LLC since August 2010. He is a graduate of New York University and has significant familiarity with the business of the Company as a member of the third generation of Cablevision’s founding family.
Mr. Hildenbrand is a Senior Advisor Customer Care, Technology and Networks for Cablevision since January 2013. He was Senior Advisor of Engineering and Technology from March 2006 to January 2013; Executive Vice President of Engineering and Technology from January 2000 to March 2006; Senior Vice President of Technology from January 1998 to January 2000 and Vice President of Engineering Support and Customer Relations from October 1986 to January 1998. He served as Director of Engineering for Rainbow Media Holdings, a former subsidiary of Cablevision, from July 1979 to October 1986.
Mr. Parsons is Senior Advisor for Providence Equity Partners LLC since September 2009. He also served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Clippers from May 2014 to September 2014. Prior to his role at Providence Equity Partners, LLC, Mr. Parsons was Chairman of Citigroup Inc. from February 2009 to April 2012 and was a director of Citigroup from 1996 until April 2012. Prior to that, he was Chairman of Time Warner from 2003 to 2008; Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner from 2002 to 2007; Co-Chief Operating Officer of AOL Time Warner from 2001 to 2002; and President of Time Warner from 1995 to 2000. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dime Bancorp from 1990 to 1995; President and Chief Operating Officer of Dime Bancorp from 1988 to 1990. He was a Partner of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler law firm from 1979 to 1988. Mr. Parsons is a director of Estee Lauder Companies and Lazard Ltd. Mr. Parsons is Chairman of the Apollo Theater Foundation and the Jazz Foundation of America and is a director of the Commission on Presidential Debates.
Mr. Peltz has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., a management company for various investment funds and accounts, since its formation in 2005. From April 1993 through June 2007, Mr. Peltz served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triarc Companies, Inc. (now known as The Wendy’s Company), which during that time period owned Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. and Snapple Beverage Group, as well as other consumer and industrial businesses and today is the owner and franchisor of the Wendy’s restaurant system, and has served as its non-executive Chairman since June 2007. Mr. Peltz served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trian Group, Limited Partnership, which provided investment banking and management services for entities controlled by Mr. Peltz and Peter W. May, from January 1989 to April 1993, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triangle Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of packaging products, from 1983 to December 1988. Mr. Peltz has served as a director of Legg Mason Inc. since October 2009 and as a director of Mondelez International, Inc. since January 2014. Mr. Peltz previously served as a director of Ingersoll-Rand plc from August 2012 to June 2014, H.J. Heinz Company from September 2006 to June 2013 and Trian Acquisition I Corp. from October 2007 to January 2010. In September 2012, Mr. Peltz was recognized for a third consecutive year by the National Association of Corporate Directors as among the most influential persons in the global corporate governance arena.
Mr. Schwartz is Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners, LLC since 2009. Consultant for Rothschild Inc. from 2008 to 2009. President of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. from 2007 to 2008; Chief Executive Officer of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. from January 2008 to March 2008; Co-President of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. from 2001 to 2007 and President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Schwartz is a director of AMC Networks Inc. and Marvin & Palmer Associates, Inc. He is a trustee of Duke University, and a member of the boards of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, St. Vincent’s Services for Children, Robin Hood Foundation and NYU Medical Center.
Mr. Sperling is Co-President of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a private equity firm that he joined in 1994. Prior to that, Mr. Sperling served as a Managing Partner of The Aeneas Group, Inc., the private capital affiliate of Harvard Management Company, for more than ten years. Before that, Mr. Sperling was a senior consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Sperling is currently a director of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.), a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. He also serves on the boards of the Brigham & Women’s/Faulker Hospital Group and Partners Healthcare. Mr. Sperling previously served on the board of Warner Music Group Corp. and numerous other public and private companies.
Mr. Sweeney is the President of Cablevision since April 2014. He was Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff of Cablevision from January 2013 to April 2014; Senior Vice President — Strategic Software Solutions of Cablevision from June 2012 to January 2013; Senior Vice President — eMedia of Cablevision from January 2000 to June 2012. Mr. Sweeney serves as a director of Cablevision and AMC Networks Inc.
Mr. Sykes is the President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.), a global media and entertainment company, since January 2012. In his role at iHeartMedia, Mr. Sykes is responsible for developing new business partnerships and platforms across a range of media, including broadcast television, digital video platforms and live events, as well as creating value for iHeartMedia’s advertisers and key partners. Mr. Sykes is the co-executive producer of six annual iHeartRadio live events that are broadcast on network television. Mr. Sykes also worked with iHeartMedia in a consulting role during 2011. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Mr. Sykes was affiliated with the Pilot Group, a private equity and venture firm, from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Sykes was a core member of the team that launched MTV Networks in 1981. During his more than 20 year tenure at Viacom, Inc., Mr. Sykes served as President of New Network Development for MTV from 2005 to 2008, Chairman and CEO of Infinity Broadcasting Corporation (now CBS Radio) from 2002 to 2005 and President of the VH1 Cable Television Network from 1994 to 2002. Mr. Sykes also serves on the boards of Shazam Mobile, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, VH1 Save the Music and Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications.
Mr. Tese served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York State Urban Development Corporation from 1985 to 1987 and as Director of Economic Development for New York State from 1987 to December 1994. Mr. Tese is Chairman of Bond Street Holdings, LLC and ICE Clear Credit LLC. He is Executive Chairman of Florida Community Bank. Mr. Tese is a director of Cablevision, IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, New York Racing Association, Inc. and a trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital and New York University School of Law. During the past five years, Mr. Tese was a director of Gabelli Asset Management, National Wireless Holdings, Inc. and The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.