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Venture capital / technology executive
Board Committees: Governance and Personnel Committee Chair
Term Expires: August 2021
Edward Horowitz has extensive leadership experience in the telecommunications, media, and financial services sectors. He is currently the founder and chairman of Edslink, LLC, a venture capital firm providing financial, advisory, and technology consulting services. He has served as Co-CEO of Encompass Digital Media, a provider of worldwide television channel origination, live sports and news distribution, digital media, and government services. Prior to Encompass, he was President and CEO of SES AMERICOM, a satellite operator serving the entertainment and broadcast media industries, business enterprises, and the U.S. government. Mr. Horowitz founded and served as Chairman of e-Citi, which is a unit of Citigroup, and was Senior Vice President, Viacom Inc., Chairman and CEO of Viacom Broadcast and Interactive Media groups, and a member of the Viacom Executive Committee. Mr. Horowitz served as Chairman of the Board of Fairpoint Communications through its merger with Consolidated Communications in July 2017. He currently serves on the boards of PT Link Net, Globecomm Systems, Inc., OmniSpace LLC, and the non-profit American Management Association (AMA). Mr. Horowitz holds a B.S. in Physics from CCNY and a Masters of Business from Columbia University.