Mr. Michael T. Fries is a Chairman at Sunrise Communications Group AG, an Executive Chairman at Liberty Latin America Ltd., an Independent Non-Executive Director at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., a Member at Young Presidents' Organization, Inc., a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Liberty Global Plc, a Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Global, Inc., a President-Asia Pacific at Austar Entertainment Pty Ltd., a Chairman at Denver Biennial of the Americas Corp., a Chairman at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, a Chairman at Virgin Media Ltd., a Chairman at Virgin Media, Inc., a Member at World Presidents' Organization and a Member-Overseers Board at Columbia Business School.
He is on the Board of Directors at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Grupo Televisa SAB, Liberty Global Plc, Liberty Global, Inc., Alliance for Choice in Education, Flexential Colorado Corp., Liberty Global Broadband I Ltd., Virgin Media Finance Plc, Cable Television Laboratories, Inc., The Cable Center, The Paley Center for Media and Wesleyan University. Mr. Fries was previously employed as a Chief Executive Officer by UnitedGlobalCom LLC, a Chairman-Supervisory Board by Priority Telecom BV, a Chairman by Austar United Communications Ltd., a President & Director by UnitedGlobalCom, Inc., a President & Chief Executive Officer by UGC Europe, Inc., a Governor-Digital Communications by Forum Mondial de L'Economie, a Trustee by Lessons for Life Foundation, a President & Chief Executive Officer by Liberty Global (Private Equity), and a Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Liberty Global Plc LiLAC.
He also served on the board at UPC Holding BV, Graland Country Day School, O3b Networks Ltd., Starlight Children's Foundation and Teach For America, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York.