Renowned media executive Barry Diller served as chairman and CEO of IAC from 1995 to 2010 before taking on his current role at the company. Prior to that, in his former position as chairman and CEO of Fox, Inc., he was responsible for the creation of Fox Broadcasting Company, in addition to Fox’s motion picture operations.
Before joining Fox, Diller served for 10 years as the chairman and chief executive of Paramount Pictures Corporation, and was president of the conglomerate’s newly formed Entertainment and Communications Group. Before that, he was vice president of prime time television for ABC Entertainment.
His Broadway credits include To Kill A Mockingbird; The Iceman Cometh; Carousel; Three Tall Women; A Doll’s House, Part 2; The Humans; Betrayal; and Music Man. Through his foundation, Diller has supported projects for Roundabout Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, The Public Theater, and the Motion Picture & Television Fund, and created Little Island, a park and performance centre in New York’s Hudson River Park.