Frank J. Biondi Jr.
Frank J. Biondi Jr. has been a director of Viasat since 2015. Mr. Biondi has been is a senior managing director at WaterView Advisors LLC, a private equity fund specializing in media. Previously he held several positions in the television and entertainment industries, including top executive roles at Universal Studios, Viacom, the Entertainment Business Sector of the Coca-Cola Company, HBO, and the Children’s Television Workshop.
Mr. Biondi currently serves on a number of other corporate boards, including Amgen, Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Hasbro, Inc. (expected to retire in May 2015), RealD Inc., and Seagate Technology PLC. Previous board positions include Yahoo! Inc. and Harrah’s Entertainment. On the non-profit side, Mr. Biondi currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Keck Graduate Institute, which offers graduate degrees and educational programs in the life sciences field. Mr. Biondi holds a bachelor degree in psychology from Princeton University, and a master's degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School.