Years in Cable: 15
Education: BA, Biology-Psychology, Columbia University; JD, Loyola Law School
Best Advice: Work hard, play hard, sleep well.

Biard dares to take on the complexities that come with brokering distribution deals for present platforms and uncertain futures. Fox Sports 1 and FXX both got off the ground last year thanks to his bold negotiations. Recently promoted, he now runs the lion’s share of distribution for Fox Networks. It’s a massive undertaking but this guy’s up to the challenge.

John, Paul, George or Ringo? George – the understated glue…

Twitter or Instagram? Twitter – wasting time, 140 characters at a time…

My favorite newfound hobby: Backpacking (off the grid)

One thing I would do all the time if I could: Cycle–road or mountain

Justin Bieber or Miley? … Or a slow, painful death? Not even close.

Beach or mountains? Mountains–any time of year!

Desert island album? U2, Joshua Tree

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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