Mr. Fahey has been Chairman of National Geographic Society, a non-profit scientific and educational organization, since January 2011. Prior to...
Mr. Fahey has been Chairman of National Geographic Society, a non-profit scientific and educational organization, since January 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Fahey served as its Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2013 and as its President from 1998 to 2010. During his tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Society, he led its entry into cable television (now available in 171 countries), the expansion of its magazine (now published in English and 39 local-language editions), and the extension of National Geographic content into digital media. Mr. Fahey joined the National Geographic family in 1996. Prior to that, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Time Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., for seven years. Earlier, Mr. Fahey worked for Home Box Office, where he was instrumental in the startup of CINEMAX, and was a circulation manager for TIME magazine.
Mr. Fahey serves as a Member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents, a six-year term he was appointed to by President Obama in February 2014. He also serves on the Board of Johnson Outdoors Inc.