Thomas E. Freston

Founder at Firefly3 LLC

Thomas E. Freston

Thomas E. Freston

Founder at Firefly3 LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Viacom, Inc. (Inactive)
MTV Networks, Inc.
Viacom, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2241

Primary Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

11/22/1945

Age

74

Number of Awards

8

Estimated Net Worth

$300M

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Managing Principal at Manasota Capital LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Chicago Community Trust

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Co-Founder at ONE Campaign

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Co-Founder at ONE Campaign

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Co-Founder at ONE Campaign

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Professor, Politics & International Affairs at Princeton University

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at MOBY Group

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Chief Operating Officer at MOBY Group

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Co-Founder at DW Studios LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ONE Campaign

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Casbah Productions LLC produces and distributes live music concerts through television, broadband, and wireless platforms. It provides events and entertainment experiences to audiences. The company was founded by Kevin Wall, David A. Asarnow, and Bill Freston on August 2, 2005 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Education
BA

To contribute through higher education to the enhancement of the human person and the advancement of human culture in the light of the catholic faith.

MBA

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

Memberships
Member
Current

PTTOW! is an invite-only, member network and summit that brings together inspiring leaders from the world’s most innovative companies, along with cultural icons, to showcase game changing projects and fuel transformational media partnerships shaping today’s culture.

Career History
Founder
2006 - Current

Firefly3 LLC renders investment advice and services. The company is headquartered in New York. NY.

Senior Advisor
Current

Raine Group LLC engages in the provision of investment banking advisory services. It firm offers digital, media and entertainment, and sports and lifestyle sectors. The company was founded by Joseph Ravitch and Jeff Sine in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom International Inc., is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 100 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services -MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks are trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 90 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.

Boards & Committees
Director
2005 - 2006

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Emerson College is a private coeducational university located in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1880 by Charles Wesley Emerson as a "school of oratory," Emerson is "the comprehensive college or university in America dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context". Offering over three dozen degree programs in the area of Arts and Communication, the college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2018

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$100K - $250K
2018

The New America Foundation engages in public policy issues, including technology, education, national security, political reform, and economics. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$100K - $250K
2017

The New America Foundation engages in public policy issues, including technology, education, national security, political reform, and economics. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$28.5K
2008

Former President of United States

Investments
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Plum TV, Inc. owns and operates television networks. It offers television programming, marketing, advertising and editorial content. The company was founded by Emily Scott, Carla Sinatra, Cary Woods and Thomas W. Scott in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Real Estate Agent

Senior Global Real Estate Advisor & Associate Broker at Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2012
Saint Michael's College, Inc.
2010
Television Academy - Hall of Fame
2006
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
Events
Speaker
Saint Michael’s College 2012 Commencement

Organizer
New York City, NY
2012 American Museum of Natural History Museum Gala

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