Matthew Hong will serve as the Chairman of our board of directors on the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part. From May 2008 to June 2019, Mr. Hong served in various roles, culminating in serving as the chief operating officer, between March 2017 and June 2019, of Turner Sports, a subsidiary of WarnerMedia and AT&T. In this role, he oversaw teams responsible for long-term business strategy, rights acquisitions, league partnerships, programming, marketing, revenue and sales inventory planning, and day-to-day operations for the division. In addition to his division-wide responsibilities, Mr. Hong oversaw the management of various sports businesses and properties including Bleacher Report, NBA TV, NBA Digital, NCAA Digital and March Madness Live, SI Digital, NASCAR.com, PGATOUR.com, PGA.com and PGA Championship Live, GOLF.com, and the B/R Live OTT offering. Prior to Turner Sports, from January 2006 to May 2008, he served as vice president and general manager of interactive media at Thomson Learning. From November 1999 to January 2006, he served in multiple roles at AOL, including as executive director of business development and executive director of search. While at AOL, he architected and oversaw the company’s partnership with, and equity stake in, Google, and managed the search business across the AOL portfolio of properties.
Mr. Hong has been a director of Advocado, Inc., an adtech company, since July 2020. He also serves as an advisor to NASCAR, since June 2020; SAS, a developer of analytics software, since December 2020; and Liquefy, a blockchain technology provider, since January 2020. He previously served on the board of directors of iStreamPlanet, a company that processes and delivers live video broadcasts over the Internet, between August 2015 and June 2019, and as a board observer of FanDuel, a gaming company, between June 2015 and October 2017. Mr. Hong received a JD, with honors, from Harvard Law School, and a BA in economics from NC State University. Mr. Hong is well qualified to serve on the board of directors due to his significant experience as a senior executive of media and internet companies.