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, Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company), 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 has served as Platinum Eagle’s chief executive officer since December 2017, Silver Eagle’s president from April 2013 through March 2015, and Global Eagle’s president from February 2011 through January 2013. Jeff previously held executive positions with Paxson Communications Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Corporation of America, and CBS Entertainment.
Jeff is a director of Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: EAGL), and director and member of the audit committee of Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEE). He previously served as a director, a member of the audit committee, and chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ: SNI), as a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Starz, Inc. (NYSE: STRZA, STRZB), and as 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.