Barry Diller
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United States
2019

InterActiveCorp

Barry
Diller

Chairman / Senior Executive

As head of interactive-commerce powerhouse IAC, Diller runs 150-plus e-commerce and digital media brands, generating $4.3 billion last year. Today, IAC’s bouquet of properties includes Vimeo, the Daily Beast, College Humor, Dotdash and Investopedia. Some of those assets could be on the move in 2020: The company in October signaled its intent to spin off online-dating giant Match Group; and another division, ANGI Homeservices, could be next. After launching his career in television at ABC in the 1960s, Diller went on to run Paramount in 1974 before launching Fox Broadcasting in the mid ’80s. He went on to play a pioneering role in the development of QVC. Now 77, he is also a Broadway benefactor and producer, with credits including “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Iceman Cometh.

Career

  • Paramount Pictures
  • InterActiveCorp
  • FOX Entertainment

Education

  • University of California–Los Angeles (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
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Producer Scott Rudin has been elected to the board of Expedia, the online travel-booking company headed by chairman Barry Diller.Expedia disclosed Rudin's appointment to the board effective June 21 in an SEC filing Thursday, expanding the size of the board from 13 to 14 members.Rudin, who heads his own Scott Rudin Productions shingle, worked for Diller at Twentieth Century Fox in the 1980s as head of production. Rudin's producing credits include for "No Country for Old Men," "The Grand Budapest...

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