Tom Freston

Chairman of the Board, ONE
Principal, Firefly3

Tom Freston is a Principal of Firefly3, an investment and consultancy firm focusing on the media and entertainment industries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., where he also served as Chief Operating Officer. For seventeen years, Mr. Freston was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, Comedy Central, and other networks. Prior to that, Mr. Freston ran a textile business in Afghanistan and India. Currently, he is Board Chairman of the ONE Campaign, an advocacy organization to fight extreme poverty and serves on the boards of Imagine Entertainment, Moby Media in Afghanistan, Vice Media in New York and New America. He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2005 Mr. Freston was cited in the TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue. He has received many industry honors and awards.

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