Chairman and Senior Executive
Barry Diller has been the Chairman of the Board and Senior Executive of Expedia since the completion of the Company’s spinoff from IAC/Interactive Corp (“IAC”) on August 9, 2005 (the “IAC/Expedia Spin-Off”). Mr. Diller has been the Chairman of the Board and Senior Executive of IAC since December 2010 and also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of IAC (and its predecessors) from August 1995 through November 2010. Mr. Diller also acts as a special advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of TripAdvisor, Inc. He had previously served as Chairman and Senior Executive of TripAdvisor, Inc. from completion of its spin-off from the Company on December 20, 2011 (the “TripAdvisor Spin-Off”), until December 2012 and as a member of the TripAdvisor, Inc. Board of Directors from the TripAdvisor Spin-Off until April 2013.
Mr. Diller previously served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. from August 2008 through January 2010 and as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Live Nation Entertainment from January 2010 through October 2010 and remained a member of the Board of Live Nation Entertainment through January 2011. He also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of QVC, Inc. from December 1992 through December 1994 and as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fox, Inc. from 1984 to 1992. Prior to joining Fox, Inc., Mr. Diller served for ten years as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures Corporation. Mr. Diller is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of The Washington Post Company and of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Diller is also a member of the Board of Councilors for the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, the New York University Board of Trustees, the Executive Board for the Medical Sciences of the University of California, Los Angeles and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.