Oakleigh B. Thorne

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Gogo, Inc.

Oakleigh B. Thorne

Oakleigh B. Thorne

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Gogo, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Gogo, Inc.
Gogo LLC
Thorndale Farm LLC

RelSci Relationships

1633

Primary Location

Millbrook, NY

Number of Boards

19

Birthday

1958

Age

62

Interests

Running, Skiing, Shooting, Fishing, Hockey, Polo

Relationships
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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Main Street Data Corp.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Gogo, Inc.

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Head of School at Dutchess Day School

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Of Counsel at Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Senior Managing Director at WF Investment Management Ltd.

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Vice Chair at Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Bluewater Wireless LP

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Chief Operating Officer at DoorDash, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Ripplewood Advisors LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Pogo, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Gogo, Inc.
Education
BS
Class of 1980

Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university has more than 4,000 faculty members and 29,000 students,and is one of Boston's largest employers. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood. BU also operates 75 study abroad programs in over 33 cities in over 20 countries and has internship opportunities in 10 different countries (including the United States and abroad).

MBA

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Memberships
Career History
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
2006 - Current

Gogo, Inc. engages in the provision of in-flight broadband connectivity and wireless entertainment services. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Aviation North American (CA-NA); Commercial Aviation Rest of World (CA-ROW); and Business Aviation (BA). The CA-NA segment offers a broad range of connectivity and entertainment services to commercial airlines flying routes. The CA-ROW segment covers satellite-based connectivity and entertainment services to foreign-based commercial airlines and North American based commercial airlines when flying routes outside of North America. The BA segment comprises of a broad suite of in-flight Internet connectivity and other voice and data communications products and services under its Gogo Business Aviation brand to the business aviation market. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Gogo LLC engages in the provision of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions. It offers charter courses throughout the North America. The company was founded by Jimmy Ray in 1991 and is headquartered in Itasca, IL.

Chief Executive Officer
Current

Thorndale Farm LLC provides investment services. The firm invests in professional and business information services and products companies with a focus on communications, tool and service providers, and other media and communications-related companies. The company is headquartered in Millbrook, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Gogo Business Aviation LLC provides airborne telecommunication. It offers internet and voice solutions, including Gogo Biz 4G, Gogo Biz, 2Ku, and Jet ConneX. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Director
Current
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1998 - 2007

eCollege.com provides information services to the postsecondary and K-12 education industries. Its eLearning division designs, builds and supports online degree, certificate/diploma and professional development programs. The company was founded in 1996 by Robert N. Helmick and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Member, Board of Overseers
Current

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

SCHOOL GRADES PRE-K THROUGH 8

Secretary & Treasurer, Board of Directors
Prior

Dutchess Land Conservancy is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to preserving the rural character, important resources, and open lands of Dutchess County, New York. It encourages sound, well-planned growth balanced with the conservation of important natural resources and working landscapes to ensure healthy and vibrant communities for the benefit of all generations.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2019

Dutchess Land Conservancy is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to preserving the rural character, important resources, and open lands of Dutchess County, New York. It encourages sound, well-planned growth balanced with the conservation of important natural resources and working landscapes to ensure healthy and vibrant communities for the benefit of all generations.

$10K +
2019

Dutchess Land Conservancy is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to preserving the rural character, important resources, and open lands of Dutchess County, New York. It encourages sound, well-planned growth balanced with the conservation of important natural resources and working landscapes to ensure healthy and vibrant communities for the benefit of all generations.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

MILLBROOK SCHOOL IS a COEDUCATIONAL, COLLEGE PREPARATORY School which offers college preparatory education to its boarding and day students.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Senator from Montana

$2,500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$500
2010
Transactions
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Helix Education, Inc. purchases Altius Education, Inc.

Investments
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FarmLink, Inc. provides premier combine rental programs and proprietary data services. The company was founded by David Forsee, David L. Govert and Mike Plunkett in 2000 and is headquartered in Jefferson City, MO.

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Gogo, Inc. engages in the provision of in-flight broadband connectivity and wireless entertainment services. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Aviation North American (CA-NA); Commercial Aviation Rest of World (CA-ROW); and Business Aviation (BA). The CA-NA segment offers a broad range of connectivity and entertainment services to commercial airlines flying routes. The CA-ROW segment covers satellite-based connectivity and entertainment services to foreign-based commercial airlines and North American based commercial airlines when flying routes outside of North America. The BA segment comprises of a broad suite of in-flight Internet connectivity and other voice and data communications products and services under its Gogo Business Aviation brand to the business aviation market. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Helix Education, Inc. offers data-driven services and technologies for the enrollment growth of higher education. Its solutions include outsourced program management, enrollment marketing, and retention services. The company was founded by Edwin Ray Patterson on May 22, 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

Public Holdings
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Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
2009 SIIA Information Industry Summit

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