Mr. Kern has served as a member of the Yahoo Board of Directors since January 1996. Mr. Kern has been an investor in several media and marketing companies and has served as Chairman of the Board of American Media Management, Inc. since December 1990. Mr. Kern was also co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Media, Inc., a group owner of commercial radio stations sold to AMFM (now part of Clear Channel Communications, Inc.) in October 1994. Mr. Kern is a member of the Board of Directors of the UCSF Foundation, the Yale University Development Board and the Prostate Cancer Foundation and is a trustee of the Environmental Defense Fund. Mr. Kern holds a Bachelor's degree from Yale University.