Jeff, who has extensive experience as an executive and director of public companies, has been a member of our board of directors since June 2015. He co-founded Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Williams Scotsman to become WillScot Corporation) and served as its president and chief executive officer from August 2015 through November 2017. Jeff also co-founded, among other ventures, Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Videocon d2h), and Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with a worldwide provider of media content, connectivity systems and operational data solutions to the travel industry). He served as Silver Eagle’s president from April 2013 through March 2015 and as Global Eagle’s president from February 2011 through January 2013. Jeff has also previously served as chief executive officer and vice chairman of Paxson Communications Corporation, co-president of Sony Pictures Entertainment, executive vice president of Sony Corporation of America and president of CBS Entertainment.
Jeff is a director, a member of the audit committee, and chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ: SNI). He is a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEE), and a director and audit committee member of Videocon d2h (NASDAQ: VDTH). He holds a bachelor's of arts degree from Harvard College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.