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Leo Hindery, Jr. is Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners LP, a New York-based media industry private equity fund.
Until 2004, Mr. Hindery was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The YES Network, the nation’s largest regional sports network and the television home of the New York Yankees, which he founded in 2001. Previously, Mr. Hindery was President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Broadband, which was formed out of the 1999 merger of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) into AT&T. Mr. Hindery was President of TCI and its affiliated companies, then the world’s largest cable television system operator and programming entity. Mr. Hindery is the former Chairman of C-SPAN and of the National Cable Television Association.
Mr. Hindery is currently Chair of the Horizon Project, a group of CEOs and senior public policy professionals developing economic and trade policy recommendations for the 110th Congress. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Senate-appointed Vice Chair of the HELP Commission formed in 2003 by an Act of Congress to improve U.S. foreign assistance. Mr. Hindery is a Trustee of New School University, and a Director of the Library of Congress Trust Fund and of Teach for America.
Mr. Hindery has in the past been recognized as International Cable Executive of the Year, Cable Television Operator of the Year, one of Business Week’s “Top 25 Executives of the Year”, and one of the cable industry’s “25 Most Influential Executives Over the Past 25 Years”. He co-founded, along with Russian Federation Council Chairman Sergey Mironov, Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA), and received from the Asia Society its Founders Award for his efforts in the international fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Recently, he received the “Keeper of the Dream” Award from the National Action Network for his efforts on behalf of equality and worker rights.
Mr. Hindery is the author of “The Biggest Game of All” (Free Press, 2003) and “It Takes a CEO: It’s Time to Lead With Integrity” (Free Press, 2005).
Mr. Hindery has a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and he is an under graduate of Seattle University. Mr. Hindery is currently an executive-in-residence at Columbia Business School and a member of the Board of Visitors of the Columbia School of Journalism.
Mr. Hindary serves on New America's Leadership Council, and guides the Economic Growth Program's Smart Globalization Initiative.