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Donald E. Graham
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Graham Holdings Company
Donald E. Graham
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Graham Holdings Company


Elected to the board September 11, 1974.

Donald E. Graham became chief executive officer of Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in May 1991 and chairman of the board in September 1993. He was publisher of The Washington Post newspaper from January 1979 until September 2000 and chairman of the paper from September 2000 to February 2008.

Graham was born on April 22, 1945, in Baltimore, Maryland, a son of Philip L. and Katharine Meyer Graham. His fathe... 
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University


Elected to the board May 10, 2007

Lee C. Bollinger became the nineteenth President of Columbia University on June 1, 2002. A prominent advocate of affirmative action, he played a leading role in the twin Supreme Court cases—Grutter v Bollinger and Gratz v Bollinger—that upheld and clarified the importance of diversity as a compelling justification for affirmative action in higher education. A leading First Amendment scholar, he is widely published on freedom of speech and press, an... 
Christopher C. Davis
Chairman, Davis Selected Advisers, LP
Christopher C. Davis
Chairman, Davis Selected Advisers, LP


Elected to the board January 20, 2006

Christopher C. Davis serves as chairman of Davis Selected Advisers, LP, an investment counseling firm that oversees approximately $70 billion of client assets, including mutual funds and institutional separate accounts. The firm employs a research-driven, long-term approach to investing.

He joined Davis Selected Advisers in 1989 as a financial analyst and became a portfolio manager of the firm’s flagship funds, Davis New York Venture ... 

Barry Diller
Chairman and Senior Executive, IAC
Chairman and Senior Executive, Expedia, Inc.
Barry Diller
Chairman and Senior Executive, IAC
Chairman and Senior Executive, Expedia, Inc.


Barry Diller is the Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and the Chairman and Senior Executive of Expedia, Inc.

IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprising more than 150 brands and products, including Ask.com, About.com, Match.com, HomeAdvisor and Vimeo. Focused on the areas of search, applications, online dating, media and eCommerce, IAC’s family of websites is one of the largest in the world, with over a billion monthly visits across more than 100 countries. The Co... 

Thomas S. Gayner
President and Chief Investment Officer, Markel Corporation
Thomas S. Gayner
President and Chief Investment Officer, Markel Corporation


Elected to the board January 18, 2007

Thomas S. Gayner is president and chief investment officer of Markel Corporation, a publicly traded insurance holding company headquartered in Glen Allen, VA. Markel writes specialty insurance for three market segments: the Excess and Surplus Lines Market, the Specialty Admitted Market and the London Insurance Market. The specialty insurance market provides coverage for hard-to-place risks that do not fit the underwriting criteria of standard ca... 

Dave Goldberg
Chief Executive Officer, SurveyMonkey
Dave Goldberg
Chief Executive Officer, SurveyMonkey


Elected to the board September 13, 2012

Dave Goldberg joined SurveyMonkey in April 2009. He has been a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and technology and music industry executive and has run—and successfully grown—several online consumer businesses.

In 1994, Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media Inc., which delivered music and music-related content online, and led the company through its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2001. Following the sale, he served as vice president and g... 

Anne M. Mulcahy
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
Xerox Corporation
Anne M. Mulcahy
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
Xerox Corporation


Elected to the board January 17, 2008

Anne M. Mulcahy was most recently chairman of Xerox Corporation. She stepped down from this role and from the Xerox Board, effective May 20, 2010.

From August 2001 through June 2009, she was also chief executive officer of Xerox. Mulcahy retired from the CEO post effective July 1, 2009, and retained the position of chairman.

Prior to serving as CEO, Mulcahy was president and chief operating officer of Xerox from May 2... 
Ronald L. Olson
Attorney, Member of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Ronald L. Olson
Attorney, Member of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP


Elected to the board September 11, 2003

Ronald L. Olson is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Mr. Olson has practiced law with the firm since 1968. Mr. Olson also serves as a director of Berkshire Hathaway, Edison International, City National Corporation, and Western Asset Trusts and several non-profits, including the RAND Corporation (formerly chair), the Mayo Clinic, the California Institute of Technology, and Nuclear Threat Initiative. He was Cha... 
Timothy O’Shaughnessy
President, Graham Holdings Company
Timothy O’Shaughnessy
President, Graham Holdings Company


Elected to the board November 12, 2014

Timothy O’Shaughnessy was named president of Graham Holdings, effective November 2014, to oversee investments and acquisitions and to help set a new direction for the Company following the sale of The Washington Post. Previously, he served as chief executive officer of LivingSocial, which he co-founded in 2007. During his tenure, the e-commerce and marketing company grew sales to nearly $2 billion.

A native of Minnesota and the young... 
Larry D. Thompson
Executive Vice President–Government Affairs,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo
Larry D. Thompson
Executive Vice President–Government Affairs,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo


Larry D. Thompson retired from PepsiCo in May 2011. In June 2012, he rejoined the company as Executive Vice President-Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. His responsibilities include leading PepsiCo's worldwide legal function, as well as its global government affairs and public policy group and its global citizenship and sustainability team.

Mr. Thompson has extensive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. In 2001, Mr. Thompson was co... 
G. Richard Wagoner
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
General Motors Corporation
G. Richard Wagoner
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
General Motors Corporation


Elected to the board June 10, 2010

G. Richard (“Rick”) Wagoner retired from General Motors Corporation in August 2009 after a 32-year career. He served as GM chairman and chief executive officer from May 2003 through March 2009 and had been president and chief executive officer since June 2000. Other positions he held at GM include: president and chief operating office; executive vice president of GM and president of North American Operations; executive vice president, chief financ... 
Katharine Weymouth
Former Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
The Washington Post
Katharine Weymouth
Former Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
The Washington Post


Elected to the board September 23, 2010

Katharine Weymouth is former chief executive officer of The Washington Post and its affiliated publishing businesses, a position she held from 2008 until 2014.

Weymouth joined the newspaper in 1996 as assistant counsel. After two years, she moved to Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive (WPNI), then the online publishing subsidiary of the Company, as associate counsel. In 2000, Weymouth returned to the Post, where she served as the a...