Board of Directors

James L. Dolan

Mr. Dolan is a director, the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since November 2019. Mr. Dolan has also served as a director and the Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015 and MSG Networks Inc. since 2009. Mr. Dolan was the Chief Executive Officer of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. from 2017 to April 2020 and the Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 1995 until its sale in 2016. He was President of Cablevision from 1998 to 2014; Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a former subsidiary of Cablevision, from 1992 to 1995; and Vice President of Cablevision from 1987 to 1992. In addition to Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. and MSG Networks Inc., Mr. Dolan has served as a director of AMC Networks Inc. since 2011 and previously served as a director of Cablevision from 1991 until its sale in 2016.

Charles F. Dolan

Mr. Dolan has served as a director and Executive Chairman of AMC Networks Inc. since 2011. He served as Chairman of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 1985 until its sale in 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision from 1985 to 1995. Mr. Dolan founded and acted as the General Partner of Cablevision’s predecessor from 1973 to 1985 and established Manhattan Cable Television in 1961 and Home Box Office in 1971. In addition to AMC Networks Inc., Mr. Dolan has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015, MSG Networks Inc. since 2009 and previously served as a director of Cablevision from 1985 until its sale in 2016.

Charles P. Dolan

Mr. Dolan is an employee of Knickerbocker Group LLC since 2010. Mr. Dolan has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015, and previously served as a director of MSG Networks Inc. from 2010 to 2015. He is a graduate of New York University and has significant familiarity with the business of the Company as a member of the third generation of Cablevision Systems Corporation’s founding family.

Kristin A. Dolan

Ms. Dolan is the founder and has been the Chief Executive Officer of 605, LLC, an audience measurement and data analytics company in the media and entertainment industries, since its inception in 2016. Ms. Dolan previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2014 until its sale in 2016. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Dolan served in various other roles at Cablevision, including: President of Optimum Services from 2013 to 2014; Senior Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing from 2011 to 2013; and Senior Vice President from 2003 to 2011. Ms. Dolan has served as a director of MSG Networks Inc. since 2018, Revlon, Inc. since 2017, The Wendy’s Company since 2017, Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015 and AMC Networks Inc. since 2011, and previously served as a director of Cablevision from 2010 until its sale in 2016 and MSG Networks Inc. from 2010 to 2015.

Marianne Dolan Weber

Ms. Dolan Weber is President of Heartfelt Wings Foundation since 2015 and a Member of the Board of Green Mountain Foundation Inc. since 2015. Ms. Dolan Weber served as Chairman of both the Dolan Family Foundation and the Dolan Children’s Foundation from 1999 to 2011 and Vice Chairman and Director of the Dolan Family Office, LLC from 1997 to 2011. Ms. Dolan Weber has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2016, AMC Networks Inc. since 2011 and previously served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2005 until its sale in 2016 and MSG Networks Inc. from 2010 to 2014.

Paul J. Dolan

Mr. Dolan is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team since 2010. Mr. Dolan was President of the Cleveland Indians from 2004 to 2010 and Vice President and General Counsel from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Dolan has served on multiple committees of the MLB and is currently on the MLB’s Long Range Planning Committee, Ownership Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Mr. Dolan has been a director and member of the Executive Compensation Committee of the J.M. Smucker Company since 2006, and as of August 2017, serves as the Chair of the Executive Compensation Committee. Additionally, Mr. Dolan has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since December 2019, MSG Networks Inc. since 2015, Dix & Eaton, a privately-owned communications and public relations firm, since 2014, and previously served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2015 until its sale in 2016. Mr. Dolan was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fast Ball Sports Productions, a sports media company, from 2006 through 2012.

Quentin F. Dolan

Mr. Dolan is a graduate of New York University. Mr. Dolan has held internship positions at Grubman Shire & Meiselas, P.C. and Azoff MSG Entertainment, LLC. Mr. Dolan has been a director of MSG Networks Inc. since 2015, and has significant familiarity with the business of the Company as a member of the third generation of Cablevision Systems Corporation’s founding family.

Ryan T. Dolan

Mr. Dolan is Vice President, Interactive Experiences of MSG Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since June 2019, and previously served as Director, Interactive Experiences since 2016. He has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since December 2019. Mr. Dolan has played an integral role in the growth and development of MSG Ventures’ interactive gaming initiatives, and has significant familiarity with the business of the Company as a member of the third generation of Cablevision Systems Corporation’s founding family.

Thomas C. Dolan

Mr. Dolan served as Executive Vice President—Strategy and Development, Office of the Chairman of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2008 until its sale in 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Corp. from 2004 to 2005; Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from 2001 until 2005; Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from 1996 to 2001; Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from 1994 to 1996; General Manager of Cablevision’s East End Long Island cable system from 1991 to 1994; and System Manager of Cablevision’s East End Long Island cable system from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Dolan has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015, AMC Networks Inc. since 2011, MSG Networks Inc. since 2010 and previously served as a director of Cablevision from 2007 until its sale in 2016.

Martin Bandier

Mr. Bandier serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bandier Ventures LP, a music publishing and recorded music acquisition company, since 2019. Previously, Mr. Bandier served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, a music publishing company, from 2007 to 2019, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMI Music Publishing Worldwide, a music publishing company, from 1991 to 2006 and as Vice Chairman from 1989 to 1991. Mr. Bandier serves as a director of the Songwriters Hall of Fame since 1975 and as a trustee of Syracuse University since 2006 and is a 1994 Arents Award winner. In 2006, Mr. Bandier founded The Bandier Program for Music and Entertainment Industries, a music and entertainment industry degree program, at Syracuse University that has become a leading music business program. Mr. Bandier previously served as a director and Vice President of the National Music Publishers’ Association from 1992 to 2019, as a director of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) from 2007 to 2018 and from 1993 to 1998, as a trustee of the T.J. Martell Foundation. His civic and industry commitments also include extensive involvement with the City of Hope.

Matthew C. Blank

Mr. Blank has served Cumulus Media, Inc., a media and entertainment company, since 2018. He previously served as an advisor to Showtime Networks Inc., a premium television network and a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, from January 2018 to December 2018. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of Showtime in 2016 and 2017, and he served as Chief Executive Officer of Showtime from 1995 through 2015. Mr. Blank was President and Chief Operating Officer of Showtime from 1993 through 1995 and he served as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Creative Services, and Public Affairs from 1988 to 1992. Prior to his service at Showtime, Mr. Blank served for over 12 years in various roles at Home Box Office, Inc., a premium television network, leaving HBO as its Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing. Mr. Blank previously served on the board of directors of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. from December 2019 to April 2020, Geeknet, Inc. from 2010 to 2015 and the National Cable Television Association from 1994 to 2017. He is a member of the board of directors of The Cable Center and serves as a trustee of The Harlem Children’s Zone, The Manhattan Theater Club, as well as The Creative Coalition, and The Museum of the Moving Image.

Joseph J. Lhota

Mr. Lhota is the Executive Vice President, Vice Dean and Chief of Staff at NYU Langone Health since 2014. In 2013, Mr. Lhota was a candidate for Mayor of the City of New York. He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 2011 to 2012 and Chairman from June 2017 to November 2018. Mr. Lhota was Executive Vice President of MSG Networks Inc. from 2010 to 2011 and Executive Vice President of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2002 to 2010. Mr. Lhota was also New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Operations from 1997 to 2001 and Budget Director from 1995 to 1997. Prior to government service, Mr. Lhota had a career in investment banking and public accounting from 1976 to 1994. Mr. Lhota has served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of MSG Networks Inc. since 2016, and previously served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. from 2017 to April 2020, a director and the chairman of the audit committee of FirstAviation Services, Inc. from 2002 until it became a private company in 2015, and a director of Cablevision from 2014 until its sale in 2016.

Frederic V. Salerno

Mr. Salerno is a director of Akamai Technologies, Inc., a provider of web-based technology services, since 2002 and Chairman of the Board since March 2018. Mr. Salerno previously served as Akamai’s Lead Independent Director from 2013 to 2018. Previously, Mr. Salerno served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Communications, Inc., a provider of communications services, from 1991 to 2002, and in various other senior management positions with Verizon and its predecessors prior to that time. Mr. Salerno has served as a director of Associated Capital Group, Inc. since 2017 and Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. since 2002. Mr. Salerno previously served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. from December 2019 to April 2020, National Fuel Gas Company from 2008 to 2013, CBS Corporation from 2007 to 2016, Viacom, Inc. from 1996 to 2017 and FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. from 2010 to 2019.

Brian G. Sweeney

Mr. Sweeney served as the President of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 2014 and President and Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision from 2015 until its sale in 2016. Previously, Mr. Sweeney served in various other roles at Cablevision, including: Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff from 2013 to 2014; Senior Vice President — Strategic Software Solutions from 2012 to 2013; and Senior Vice President—eMedia from 2000 to 2012. Mr. Sweeney has served as a director of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015, AMC Networks Inc. since 2011 and MSG Networks Inc. since 2010 and previously served as a director of Cablevision from 2005 until its sale in 2016.

John L. Sykes

Mr. Sykes is the President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.), a global media and entertainment company, since 2012. In his role at iHeartMedia, Mr. Sykes is responsible for developing new business partnerships and platforms across a range of media, including broadcast television, digital video platforms and live events, as well as creating value for iHeartMedia’s advertisers and key partners. Mr. Sykes is the co-executive producer of iHeartRadio branded annual live events, including six annual iHeartRadio live events that are broadcast on network television. He also worked with iHeartMedia in a consulting role during 2011. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Mr. Sykes was affiliated with the Pilot Group, a private equity and venture firm, from 2008 to 2011. He was a core member of the team at Viacom, Inc. that launched MTV Networks in 1981. During his more than 20-year tenure at Viacom, Mr. Sykes served as President of New Network Development for MTV from 2005 to 2008, Chairman and CEO of Infinity Broadcasting Corporation (now CBS Radio) from 2002 to 2005 and President of the VH1 Cable Television Network from 1994 to 2002. Mr. Sykes is a director of MSG Networks Inc. since 2015, the founder and a director (since 1997) of VH1 Save the Music and has also served on the boards of Shazam Mobile from 2011 to 2014, Critical Content since 2016, the Robin Hood Foundation since 1996, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1997, If Only since 2013, and Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications since 1994.

Vincent Tese

Mr. Tese served as Executive Chairman of FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Bond Street Holdings, LLC) from 2009 until January 2019 and Executive Chairman of its subsidiary Florida Community Bank from 2010 until January 2019. Mr. Tese served as New York State Superintendent of Banks from 1983 to 1985, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York State Urban Development Corporation from 1985 to 1987, Director of Economic Development for New York State from 1987 to 1994 and Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1991 to 1995. Mr. Tese was the Commissioner of the Department of Economic Development and Chairman of both the Science and Technology Foundation and the Job Development Authority. Mr. Tese has served as Chairman of the board of ICE Clear Credit LLC since 2013, and as a director of AMC Networks Inc. since 2016, Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. since 2015 and Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. since 2004. Mr. Tese also serves as a director of New York Racing Association, Inc., and a trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital since 1996 and New York University School of Law. Mr. Tese previously served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation from 1996 until its sale in 2016, MSG Networks Inc. from 2010 to 2015, FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. from 2010 until January 2019 and Mack-Cali Realty Corporation from 1997 until June 2019. He also served as a director of Gabelli Asset Management, National Wireless Holdings, Inc., and The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. from 1994 to 2008.

Isiah L. Thomas III

Mr. Thomas is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Isiah International, LLC, a holding company with interests in a diversified portfolio of businesses, since 2011. Mr. Thomas currently serves as a Commentator and Analyst for NBA TV, a sports broadcasting channel, since 2014 and Turner Sports, a sports broadcasting channel, since 2012. He previously served as the President & Alternate Governor of the New York Liberty of the Women’s National Basketball Association from 2015 to February 2019, the Head Basketball Coach at Florida International University, a higher education institution, from 2009 to 2012, the General Manager, President of Basketball Operation and Head Coach of the New York Knicks of the NBA, which is owned by Madison Square Garden Sports Corp., from 2006 to 2008, the Head Coach of the Indiana Pacers of the NBA from 2000 to 2003, the Owner of the Continental Basketball Association from 1998 to 2000, Minority Owner & Executive Vice President of the Toronto Raptors of the NBA from 1994 to 1998 and point guard for the Detroit Pistons of the NBA from 1981 to 1994. Mr. Thomas has served as a director of Get in Chicago, an organization focused on stopping gun and related violence in Chicago, since 2013 and he is the Founder of Mary’s Court Foundation, a charitable organization established in 2010.