Joey Levin, Chief Executive Officer, Angi Inc.Chief Executive Officer and Director, Angi and IAC
Joey Levin has served as CEO of IAC since 2015, where he has overseen the constant evolution of the company, including the initial IPO and subsequent spin-off of Match Group, the spin-off of Vimeo, and the acquisitions of Angie’s List and Care.com. In October 2022, Mr. Levin was also appointed as CEO of Angi Inc.
Mr. Levin joined IAC in 2003 as an associate director in the Mergers & Acquisitions group, working his way up to Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance before moving to operations and business management, where he oversaw the strategy and growth of IAC’s search and applications businesses. He graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology from the University of Pennsylvania, with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BAS in Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Mr. Levin is chairman of Angi Inc. and Vimeo and also serves on the boards of Turo and MGM Resorts International, in addition to the IAC Board of Directors. Mr. Levin also currently serves on the Undergraduate Executive Board of Wharton School.
Chris HalpinExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, IAC
Christopher Halpin is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at IAC. In this role, Mr. Halpin oversees corporate finance, accounting, M&A, investor relations, and administration functions.
Prior to his appointment at IAC, Mr. Halpin spent nearly a decade in leadership roles at the National Football League (NFL), most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Growth Officer. In this role Mr. Halpin oversaw strategic planning and data and analytics, as well as key growth areas, including managing the NFL’s international business and leading its legalized sports betting strategy. Other past leadership roles at the NFL include Senior Vice President, Consumer Products & Licensing, and Vice President of Media Strategy & Business Development.
Before joining the NFL in June 2013, Mr. Halpin was a Partner and Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners. During his 13 years at Providence, Mr. Halpin worked across the firm's investment activities in the Media & Entertainment, Wireless/Satellite and Business Services sectors, and also opened and served as Co-Head of the firm's Hong Kong office. Mr. Halpin started his career in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs & Co.
Mr. Halpin is a graduate of Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude), and is a board member of the Children's Scholarship Fund, the Western Golf Association/Evans Scholarship Fund, and Good Sports New York.
Tom EvansFormer President and Chief Executive Officer, Bankrate, Inc.
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. HaasChief Financial Officer, Coinbase Global, Inc.
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.
Angie HicksChief Customer Officer, Angi Inc.
Angela R. Hicks Bowman, who goes by Angie Hicks, is the Chief Customer Officer at Angi. 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. SchiffmanCFO, Fanatics
Glenn H. Schiffman currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fanatics, Inc. (“Fanatics”), a global digital sports platform. As Chief Financial Officer of Fanatics, Mr. Schiffman is responsible for a broad set of financial and corporate functions across the entire Fanatics global enterprise including corporate finance, M&A, treasury, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, accounting, information security, human resources, legal and corporate administration.
Prior to his appointment at Fanatics, Mr. Schiffman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp from April 2016 to August 2021 and as Chief Financial Officer of Angi from September 2017 until August 2019 and from February 2021 until July 2021. Prior to his appointment at IAC, Mr. Schiffman served as Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, since 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 Head of Investment Banking Asia-Pacific at Lehman Brothers (and subsequently Nomura) from April 2007 to January 2010, as well as Head of Investment Banking, Americas from January 2010 to April 2011 for Nomura. Mr. Schiffman’s roles at Nomura followed Nomura’s acquisition of Lehman’s Asia business in 2008.
Mr. Schiffman serves on the Board of Directors of Match Group, Inc. and Vimeo, Inc. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and a member of the Duke Children’s National Leadership Council.
Mark SteinExecutive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, IAC/InterActiveCorp
Mark Stein serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer of IAC, where he is responsible for working with the senior leadership of IAC’s operating businesses to develop their strategic initiatives and execute on major growth opportunities.
Mr. Stein was formerly the Chief Strategy Officer of IAC Search & Applications and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at IAC. In this capacity he was responsible for driving growth across IAC’s portfolio of desktop software, mobile applications and media properties (including Ask.com, About.com, Dictionary.com, Investopedia, and Mosaic) as well as expanding IAC’s overall business through acquisition, investment and strategic commercial transactions. Before that, Mr. Stein served in various senior roles within IAC’s operating businesses, including Executive Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at IAC Search & Media and its predecessor Ask Jeeves, Inc. Prior to Ask Jeeves, Mr. Stein served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Interactive Search Holdings (ISH), where he managed all legal affairs and business development. He played a central role in the growth of ISH from its founding in 1999, through its evolution into a network of internet media properties and applications, and culminating with its acquisition by Ask Jeeves in 2004.
Mr. Stein was also an attorney with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he represented technology firms, media companies and professional sports players associations.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Angi Inc. and Turo.
Mr. Stein graduated from the Benjamin Franklin Scholar Program at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BA in American History from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Suzy WelchBusiness Journalist and Best-Selling Author
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.
Kendall HandlerSenior Vice President, General Counsel of IAC
Kendall Handler is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel of IAC and serves in the Office of the Chairman. In this role, Ms. Handler is responsible for all of the legal and transactional activities of the company and its more than 150 brands and products, including the company’s corporate governance and various partnership and acquisition initiatives.
Ms. Handler joined IAC in 2017 as M&A Counsel, where she had primary responsibility for the legal aspects of IAC’s mergers and acquisitions and other transactional work.
Previously, Ms. Handler practiced law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz for over six years, where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, governance and other corporate matters.
Ms. Handler graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with highest distinction from the University of Virginia.
Sandra Buchanan HurseChief Human Resources Officer, GCM Grosvenor
Sandra Buchanan Hurse has served as Managing Director, Chief Human Resources Officer of GCM Grosvenor, a leading global alternative asset firm since May 2018. In this role, Ms. Hurse is responsible for overseeing GCM Grosvenor’s global human resources function, together with its office and real estate services. In addition to her role as Chief Human Resources Officer, Ms. Hurse serves as a member of GCM Grosvenor’s Office of the Chairman, as well as a member of the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committees.
Prior to her tenure at GCM Grosvenor, Ms. Hurse held various positions at Bank of America from 2013 and 2018, most recently serving as the Global Head of Human Resources for Corporate and Investment Banking. Prior to her tenure at Bank of America, Ms. Hurse held leadership roles in Talent Management and Talent Acquisition at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 2006 to 2013 and JP Morgan Chase & Co. from 1998 to 2006.
In her not-for-profit affiliations, Ms. Hurse serves as a member of the board and the Human Resources Committee of The Harlem School of Arts, a member of the Council for Urban Professionals and as co-chair of its Nominating Committee and a member of the board and Finance Committee of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Ms. Hurse received a B.B.A in Finance and Sociology from Bernard M. Baruch College and a M.B.A in Marketing from the University of Michigan.
Jeremy G. PhilipsGeneral Partner, Spark Capital
Jeremy G. Philips has been a general partner of Spark Capital, a venture capital firm responsible for early-stage funding of technology startups since May 2014. From January 2012 until May 2014, Mr. Philips invested in various private technology companies.
From June 2010 to January 2012, Mr. Philips served as the Chief Executive Officer of Photon Group Limited, a holding company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. From July 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Philips held various positions of increasing responsibility with News Corporation, most recently serving as an Executive Vice President in the Office of the Chairman. Prior to his tenure at News Corporation, among other roles, Mr. Philips co-founded and served a Vice-Chairman of ecorp, a publicly traded Internet holding company.
Mr. Philips serves on the boards of directors of Affirm Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded online payment platform based on trust, transparency and putting people first, and TripAdvisor, Inc., a publicly traded online travel research company, as well as several private Internet companies. Mr. Philips also serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and holds a B.A. and LL.B. from the University of New South Wales and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.