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Television exec Dana Walden and Ping Fu, co-founder of tech company Geomagic, will bring "invaluable expertise" to the Live Nation board of directors
By IQ on 07 Jun 2018
Fox Television CEO Dana Walden and and Chinese-born tech entrepreneur Ping Fu have been elected to Live Nation’s board of directors.
Walden has been chairman and chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox’s Fox Television Group, home to Empire, the X-Files, Family Guy and the Simpsons since July 2014, and has also served on the board of video-streaming service Hulu since November 2017. She also oversees the studio Century Fox Television and its production unit, Fox 21 Television Studios, responsible forprogrammes such as 24, Homeland, Glee and American Horror Story.
Fu, Inc. magazine’s entrepreneur of the year 2005, is the co-founder of Geomagic, a 3D imaging software company. Before co-founding Geomagic, she was programme manager of visualisation at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, where her work led to the development of Netscape and Internet Explorer. Since 2010 she has been a member of the US Department of Commerce’s national advisory council on innovation and entrepreneurship (NACIE).
“Dana and Ping’s extensive experience spanning technology and media will offer new perspectives and bring invaluable expertise to our accomplished board,” comments Greg Maffei, Liberty Media CEO and Live Nation chairman.
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