FORA.tv Speaker - Leo Hindery
Leo Hindery is an American businessman, political activist and philanthropist.
Hindery is Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners, a New York-based media industry private equity fund. Until 2004, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The YES Network, the nation’s largest regional sports network which he founded in 2001 as the television home of the New York Yankees.
He headed TCI Cable before it was merged into AT&T. He was briefly interim CEO of Global Crossing, a company that underwent bankruptcy recovery due to corporate abuse, although this took place after Hindery left.
In 2004, his name was floated as a possible successor to Terry McAuliffe as head of the Democratic National Committee.
When head of TCI Cable, he resided with his family in Hillsborough, California. He now lives in New York City.
Currently, he is the Senior Economic Policy Adviser to Former Sen. John Edwards's 2008 Presidential campaign.
04.02.08 | 01:27:14 min
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