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Primary:
Chairman at Alloy
Past:
Director at JCPenney, Chairman CEO at Oxygen Media, See All (6)
Education:
Vassar College, University of Pennsylvania

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Geraldine Laybourne is a serial entrepreneur in media and technology. She is co-founder of Kandu. She joined Symantec’s board of directors in January 2008.

Laybourne founded Oxygen Media and served as its chairman and chief executive officer until November 2007 when the network was acquired by NBC Universal. Oxygen was launched in 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape – creating a network targeted to younger women. Laybourne led the company to be a strong advocate for women, through programs like The Mentor's Walk, Oxygen's national program for bringing along the next generation, and "Who Cares About Girls," Oxygen's documentary series.

Prior to starting Oxygen, Laybourne spent 16 years at Nickelodeon. Under her leadership, Nickelodeon became the top-rated 24-hour cable service and won several notable honors, including Emmy®, Peabody®, CableACE® and Parent’s Choice® awards. From... See More

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