Joseph Levin has been a Director and Chief Executive Officer of IAC since June 2015. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of IAC, Mr. Levin served as Chief Executive Officer of IAC Search & Applications, overseeing the desktop software, mobile applications, and media properties that comprised IAC's former Search & Applications segment, starting January 2012. From November 2009 to January 2012, Mr. Levin served as Chief Executive Officer of Mindspark Interactive Network, an IAC subsidiary that builds, markets and delivers a wide range of consumer software products. Previously, he served in various capacities at IAC in Strategic Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance since joining IAC in 2003.
Prior to joining IAC, Mr. Levin worked in the Technology Mergers & Acquisitions group for Credit Suisse First Boston (now Credit Suisse), where he advised public and private technology and e-commerce companies on a variety of transactions. Mr. Levin has served on the board of directors of Match Group, Inc. since October 2015 and of Groupon, Inc. since March 2017. He also served on the boards of directors of LendingTree, Inc. from August 2008 through November 2014 and The Active Network beginning prior to its 2011 initial public offering through its sale in December 2013.
William B. (Brandon) Ridenour is CEO of ANGI Homeservices. Prior to assuming the role of CEO of ANGI Homeservices, Mr. Ridenour served as the Chief Product Officer of ANGI Homeservices and as the Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer of HomeAdvisor for six years leading up to the acquisition of Angie’s List in 2017. In this role, Mr. Ridenour managed web and mobile product strategy, product design and development, as well as the operations of HomeAdvisor's North American subsidiaries, HomeStars, mHelpDesk and CraftJack.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Ridenour served as the Senior Vice President of eCommerce at Nutrisystem, Inc. where he managed e-commerce organization and supported multiple large scale e-commerce platforms. He also previously served as the Director of eBusiness Solutions at Scholastic.
Mr. Ridenour currently serves on the board of Builder Homesite, Inc., a company whose mission is to bring home building leaders together to develop world-class technology solutions. He is also on the board of Axial, the largest online marketplace connecting private companies to capital.
Craig Smith is the President and Chief Operating Officer of ANGI Homeservices. In this role, he oversees operations, including those of HomeAdvisor (US)’s sales force. Prior to assuming this role in September 2017, Mr. Smith served in the same role for HomeAdvisor from July 2000. Prior to joining HomeAdvisor, Mr. Smith worked as an investment analyst for the El Pomar Foundation from June 1997 to July 2000. Mr. Smith serves on the board of the Children’s Hospital Colorado Corporate Leadership Council, the Board of Advisors for the National Cybersecurity Center, the Board of Directors of the Beanstalk Foundation and the Board of A+ Denver.
Thomas R. Evans was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE), an internet publisher of consumer financial content and rate information from 2004 through 2013. In 2009, Mr. Evans took Bankrate through a $580 million go-private transaction with Apax Partners, a London-based private equity firm. Less than two years later, Mr. Evans led Bankrate through a $1.5 billion initial public offering. Mr. Evans also served on Bankrate's board of directors before retiring as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of their board at the end of 2013. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Evans served as an advisor to Bankrate's board of directors. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Evans served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Official Payments Corp., an internet company specializing in processing consumer credit card payments for government taxes, fees and fines online. From March 1998 to June 1999, Mr. Evans was President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoCities Inc., a community of personal websites on the internet.
Prior to his internet experience, Mr. Evans was a 20-year veteran of the magazine business. From January 1991 to February 1998, Mr. Evans was President and Publisher of U.S. News & World Report. In addition to his duties at U.S. News & World Report, Mr. Evans served as President of The Atlantic Monthly (1996 to 1998) and as President and Publisher of Fast Company (1995 to 1998), a magazine launched in 1995. Mr. Evans previously served as a director of Millennial Media, Inc. (NYSE: MM), a public mobile marketplace company, from 2014 to November 2015, as a director of Future Fuel Corp. (NYSE: FF), a public chemical manufacturing company, from 2005 until September 2015, and as a director of Angie’s List from February 2016 to September 2017. Mr. Evans currently serves as a director of Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK). Mr. Evans received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Alesia J. Haas has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Och Ziff Capital Management LLC since December 2016. Prior to joining Och Ziff Capital, Ms. Haas served from January 2013 until August 2015 as Chief Financial Officer of OneWest Bank, NA, a $22 billion commercial bank that was acquired by CIT Group Inc. in August 2015. Ms. Haas formerly served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer of OneWest Bank from September 2012 until January 2013 and as Head of Strategy for OneWest Bank from March 2009 to August 2015. Her prior experience includes various investment banking, strategy and other roles with Merrill Lynch and General Electric. Ms. Haas served on the Board of Directors of Sears Holding Corp. from February 2016 to December 2016.
Angela R. Hicks Bowman, who goes by Angie Hicks, is the Chief Customer Officer at ANGI Homeservices. Previously, Ms. Hicks cofounded Angie’s List in 1995 and served both as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer (from May 2000) and on its board of directors (from March 2013) leading up to the acquisition of Angie’s List by IAC’s HomeAdvisor in October of 2017. Ms. Hicks earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from DePauw University, which has honored her with a Distinguished Alumni Award for Management and Entrepreneurship and with the Robert C. McDermond Medal for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.
Ms. Hicks has received multiple awards for her entrepreneurial achievements, as well as her leadership in both the community and the technology field. The Indianapolis Business Journal has awarded Ms. Hicks with two prestigious awards: She received the publication’s 40 Under 40 Award in 2002 and its Women of Influence Award in 2009. Ms. Hicks also won the Indiana Commission for Women Torchbearer Award for entrepreneurial accomplishments in 2009, and in 2014 she was chosen to deliver the annual Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum lecture. In 2016, Ms. Hicks was named the Women Tech Founder of the Year, and in 2017 she received both the TechPoint Trailblazer Award and Harvard Business School's Alumni Achievement Award.
Ms. Hicks is a co-founder and past board member of The Governor Bob Orr Indiana Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program.
Glenn H. Schiffman has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC since April 2016. Prior to joining IAC, Mr. Schiffman served as Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, starting in March 2013. Prior to his tenure at Guggenheim Securities, Mr. Schiffman was a partner at The Raine Group — a merchant bank focused on advising and investing in the technology, media and telecommunications industries — from September 2011 to March 2013. Prior to joining The Raine Group, Mr. Schiffman served as Co-Head of the Global Media group at Lehman Brothers from 2005 to 2007 and as Head of Investment Banking Asia-Pacific at Lehman Brothers from April 2007 to January 2010. Mr. Schiffman also served as Head of Investment Banking, Americas, from January 2010 to April 2011 for Nomura, following Nomura's acquisition of Lehman's Asia business in 2008.
Mr. Schiffman is currently a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and serves as a Member of the Board of Visitors for the Duke University School of Medicine. Mr. Schiffman has served on the board of directors of Match Group, Inc. since September 2016.
Mark Stein has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of IAC since January 2016. Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of IAC from September 2015. Mr. Stein previously served as both Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at IAC (from January 2008) and Chief Strategy Officer of IAC Search & Applications, the desktop software, mobile applications and media properties that comprised IAC's former Search & Applications segment, from November 2012. Prior to his service in these roles, Mr. Stein served in several other capacities for IAC and its businesses, including a role as Chief Strategy Officer of Mindspark Interactive Network from 2009 to 2012, and a prior role as Executive Vice President of Corporate and Business Development of IAC Search & Media. Mr. Stein has served on the board of directors of Match Group, Inc. since November 2015.
Suzy Welch is a business journalist and best-selling author with expertise in leadership, change and crisis management, corporate governance, social media and careers. Ms. Welch is the author of the New York Times bestseller “10-10-10: A Life Transforming Idea,” a guide to values-driven decision making. With her husband, Jack Welch, Ms. Welch is also the author of the international best-sellers, “The Real Life MBA” and “Winning.” In addition to her writing and public speaking, Ms. Welch has served as a television commentator for numerous networks since 2002, and exclusively for NBC and CNBC since 2015. She is also a contributing editor for LinkedIn, anchoring major editorial projects. Since 2010, Ms. Welch has also served as a curriculum advisor for the Jack Welch Management Institute, which she and her husband co-founded. Ms. Welch began her career working as a reporter for The Miami Herald from September 1981 through June 1985, after which she attended Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar in 1988. She then worked as a management consultant at Bain & Co., before joining the Harvard Business Review as a senior editor in January 1995. She was named editor-in- chief in 2001, serving in that position until April 2002. Ms. Welch serves on several private company and non-profit boards, including the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States, on which Ms. Welch has served since September 2015.
Gregg Winiarski has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IAC since February 2014, after serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IAC from February 2009 to February 2014. Previously, Mr. Winiarski served as Associate General Counsel of IAC from February 2005, during which time he had primary responsibility for all legal aspects of IAC's mergers and acquisitions and other transactional work. Prior to joining IAC in February 2005, Mr. Winiarski was an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a global law firm, from 1996 to February 2005. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Winiarski was a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young in New York. Mr. Winiarski has served on the board of directors of Match Group, Inc. since October 2015.
Yilu Zhao is a co-founder, partner and managing director of Zebra Global Capital, a Beijing-based large technology private equity firm. Prior to founding Zebra Global Capital in March 2016, Ms. Zhao served as Chief Financial Officer of Qunar.com, a leading online travel platform, from March 2014 to January 2016. Before joining Qunar.com, Ms. Zhao served as an executive director at Goldman Sachs (IBD) in Beijing, where she led the China consumer team, from February 2008 to February 2014. In addition, Ms. Zhao was also a staff reporter with The New York Times and was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize for covering 9/11. Ms. Zhao received her Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University, magna cum laude, and her law degree from Harvard Law School.