Tom FrestonBoard Member
Tom Freston is a Principal of Firefly3 LLC (“Firefly3”), an investment and consultancy firm focusing on the media and entertainment industries. Mr. Freston has also been a senior advisor to Raine since 2015. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc. (“Viacom”), where he also served as Chief Operating Officer. For seventeen years, Mr. Freston was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks Inc., MTV Inc., Nickelodeon International Ltd., 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 DreamWorks Animation, Moby Media in Afghanistan, Vice in New York, a company in which an investment fund managed by Raine is invested, and is also a Trustee of The Asia Society.