Frank J. Biondi Jr.


Frank J. Biondi, Jr. has been a director of Viasat since 2015. Mr. Biondi currently serves as Senior Managing Director of WaterView Advisors LLC, a private equity fund specializing in media, a position he has held since 1999. Prior to joining WaterView Advisors, Mr. Biondi was Chairman and CEO of Universal Studios from 1996 through 1998, served as President and CEO of Viacom Inc. from 1987 to 1996, and served as Chairman and CEO of Coca Cola Television and an Executive Vice President of the Entertainment Business Sector of the Coca Cola Company from 1985 through 1987. Mr. Biondi currently serves on the boards of directors of The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and American Movie Classics, and previously served on the boards of directors of Amgen, Inc., Seagate Technology PLC, Cablevision Systems Corporation, RealD Inc., Hasbro, Inc., Yahoo! Inc. and Harrah’s Entertainment. He is a graduate of Princeton University and earned an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.