Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Liberty Global
Mike Fries Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Liberty Global plc Over the past 30 years, Mike has built Liberty Global into a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures. Liberty Global delivers next-generation products through advanced fiber and 5G networks, providing over 85 million broadband and mobile connections across Europe and the UK. Its businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium and Sunrise in Switzerland and generate, in the aggregate, over $24 billion of revenue. Through its substantial scale and commitment to innovation, Liberty Global is building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, investing in the infrastructure and platforms that empower customers and deploying the advanced technologies that nations and economies need to thrive. As a member of the management team that founded the Company, Mike launched its international expansion and has served as CEO since 2005. Mike is also Executive Chairman of Liberty Latin America and a board member of Grupo Televisa and Lionsgate Entertainment. He serves on the Cable Labs board, is a trustee of The Paley Center for Media and is a Digital Communications Governor and Steering Committee Member of the World Economic Forum. He is also Honorary Co-Chair for the Biennial of the Americas and is trustee emeritus and former chair of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Mike is an inductee of the Cable Hall of Fame and the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University, where he is an emeritus trustee, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University, where he is a member of the Board of Overseers for the Business School.