Edgar Bronfman Jr., Executive Chairman

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Edgar Bronfman Jr. has served as our executive chairman since April 2020. Bronfman is a general partner, chairman and co-founder of Waverley Capital, a venture capital group focused on the opportunities presented by disruption in the media industry. He is also a managing partner at Accretive LLC, a unique firm that specializes in creating companies to solve important problems in large industries. Bronfman is also executive chairman of Global Thermostat LLC, a pioneering company designed to develop and commercialize a technology for the direct capture of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and other sources.

Bronfman is the former chairman and CEO of Warner Music, one of the world's largest music companies. During Bronfman's tenure, WMG was named one of Fortune Magazine's “Most Admired Companies” in 2007, the first music company ever to receive the honor and, in 2009, was recognized as one of the “The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies,” by Fast Company magazine.

Bronfman is chairman of Endeavor Global, a non-profit organization pioneering a new approach to international development. Bronfman also serves on the board of New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

David Gandler, CEO / Director / Co-Founder

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David Gandler was appointed as our CEO and director in April 2020. Gandler is the co-founder of fuboTV, the live TV streaming platform that is transforming how people watch sports, news and entertainment, and has served as its CEO since January 2015. Under Gandler’s leadership, fuboTV has quickly evolved into a leading virtual MVPD with a focus on innovation.

fuboTV launched in 2015 as a streaming soccer service and today is a sports-focused cable TV replacement for the entire family. In April 2020, fuboTV closed a merger with FaceBank Group, Inc. to create a leading digital entertainment company, combining fuboTV’s direct-to-consumer live TV streaming platform for cord-cutters with FaceBank’s technology-driven IP in sports, movies and live performances. Through the merger, fuboTV began trading on the OTCQB and intends to uplist to a major stock exchange in the coming months.

Popular with cord-cutters, fuboTV is consistently first to market across a number of areas including product and technology (first and still only vMVPD to stream in 4K), advertising (launched dynamic ad insertion in January 2018 ahead of most competitors) and content (distribution agreements with 100+ channels and 770+ local network stations in 99% of the U.S.; its own fubo Sports Network with original programming). Forbes named fuboTV to its Next Billion Dollar Startups list in 2019.

Prior to founding fuboTV, Gandler had a prolific advertising career with more than 15 years of video sales in local broadcast and cable TV within both the general and Hispanic market, including at Scripps Networks Interactive, Time Warner Cable Media Sales and NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Media.

David has been named among Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs (2019), Variety’s Dealmakers (2020, 2019) and Broadcasting & Cable’s Power 100 (2017). He is frequently quoted in major publications and has been a featured speaker at leading industry and banking conferences.

Henry Ahn, Director

Henry Ahn has served as our director since July 2020. Ahn has served as president of content distribution and partnerships for Univision Communications Inc. since July 2018. In this role, Ahn leads content distribution sales, operations, finance and strategy. He specializes in media contract negotiations, business strategy, content licensing, new media strategy and authenticated streaming/video on-demand for Univision, with emphasis on distribution deal execution and relationships with new and existing distributors including multichannel video programming and online video distributors, mobile carriers, as well as electronic sell-through providers.

Prior to joining Univision, Ahn served as distribution executive for Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) where he led sales, negotiations, strategic planning and marketing efforts for SNI related to every aspect of content distribution. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president of TV Networks Distribution, at NBC Universal where he worked for 17 years.

Ahn received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Boston College and his Master of Business Administration from Fordham Gabelli School of Business in New York.

Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, Director

Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras has served as our director since August 2020. Figueras is a renowned polo player, entrepreneur and investor. He is currently the captain and co-owner of the Black Watch polo team, which has won the Bridgehampton Mercedes Polo Challenge and the Hall of Fame Cup. He also owns Cria Yata, a globally successful polo horse breeding operation based in Argentina. In addition to his award-winning polo career, Figueras is an entrepreneur, investor, spokesperson, television personality and philanthropist. His first luxury fragrance line, The Ignacio Figueras Collection, developed in collaboration with International Flavors & Fragrances, will expand to stores internationally in 2020. A portion of the collection’s sales support the charity Sentebale, of which Figueros has been an ambassador since 2006. Founded by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Sentebale supports the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho and Botswana. In 2013, Figueras and Estudio Ramos co-founded the Figueras Design Group (FDG), a global design consultancy headquartered in Buenos Aires with offices in New York and Chicago. Figueras is also an investor and a member of the board of directors and advisors at Flow Water, the fastest growing premium wellness water brand in North America. He is also an advisory board member for Saudi Arabia’s Giga Project Amaala. He is recognized around the globe for his nearly two decade association as a spokesperson with Ralph Lauren and Ralph Lauren fragrances.

Daniel Leff, Director

Dr. Daniel Leff has served as our director since July 2020. Leff is co-founder and managing partner of Waverley Capital, a media-focused venture capital fund. He is also founder and managing partner of Luminari Capital (a media-focused venture capital fund founded in 2013).

Prior to co-founding Waverley Capital and founding Luminari Capital, Leff was a partner with Globespan Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, Leff worked for Sevin Rosen Funds and Redpoint Ventures. He also previously held engineering, marketing and strategic investment positions with Intel Corporation. Leff has been an investor and/ or director in a multitude of publicly-traded and private media companies, including 1Mainstream (sold to Cisco), Art19, Elemental Technologies (sold to Amazon), Endel, Headspace, Matterport, MikMak, MOVL (sold to Samsung), PlutoTV (sold to Viacom), Roku, TheAthletic, and Wondery. Additionally, Leff served on the board of directors of fuboTV from May 2015 through the merger with the Company in April 2020.

Dr. Leff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from The University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Leff also earned an MBA from The UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he was an Anderson Venture Fellow and where he currently serves on the Board of Visitors.

Laura Onopchenko, Director

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Laura Onopchenko has served as our director since September 2020. She has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of finance roles with a particular expertise in high growth situations.

Onopchenko joined Getaround, a global leader in carsharing, in September 2020 as its CFO. Onopchenko previously served as CFO at NerdWallet, a website and app that provides financial guidance to more than 160 million consumers every year. During her tenure, NerdWallet grew meaningfully, surpassed $100M in annual revenue, and achieved and sustained profitability. Before NerdWallet, she was vice president of finance at DaVita Rx, the pharmacy division at DaVita. During her five years at the company, the business quadrupled to more than $1 billion in yearly revenue and fulfilled millions of prescriptions. Earlier in her career, Onopchenko worked as an investment banker, an early-stage tech investor and in a variety of operating roles in environments ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Onopchenko has a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley, and an MBA from Wharton.

Pär-Jörgen Pärson, Director

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Pär-Jörgen Pärso has served as our director since May 2020. Pärson has been a general partner at Northzone since 2004. At Northzone, his primary areas of focus are disruptive businesses in consumer internet, health and fintech. His portfolio includes multi-billion dollar exits in market-defining companies such as Spotify, iZettle and Avito, as well as Pricerunner, Jasper, Videoplaza, and current companies like fuboTV, Spring Health, Play Dots and others.

Before joining Northzone, Pärson ran his own investment firm and was a consultant at McKinsey. He holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.