Michael T. Fries

Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Global

BA, Wesleyan University; MBA, Columbia University. Co-founder, Liberty Global and predecessors. Led growth and development of company over 28 years into largest international TV and broadband provider. CEO and Vice Chairman since 2005. President and Chief Operating Officer (2004-05). President, Asia-Pacific (1995-1998). Head of Global Business Development (1990-1995). Board member, Grupo Televisa S.A.B., Lionsgate Entertainment Corp, CableLabs, The Cable Center, The Paley Center for Media. Chairman, Denver Museum of Contemporary Art and the Biennial of the Americas. Trustee, Wesleyan University. Board of Overseers, Columbia Business School. Digital Communications Governor and Steering Committee Member of the World Economic Forum and member of Young Presidents’ Organization. Recognition for achievements includes EY Entrepreneur of the Year in Media, Entertainment and Communications, Industry Leader of the Year by Digital TV Europe, and inductions into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame and the Cable Hall of Fame.