Allen, Paul Gardener

Paul Gardener Allen is a co-founder of Microsoft Corporation; is Chairman of Vulcan Inc.; has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Charter Investment since purchasing Charter in December 1998. A private investor for more than 15 years, Mr. Allen has interests in more than 100 enterprises and investments. His portfolio includes Clear Blue Sky Productions, Digeo, the Portland Trail Blazers NBA and Seattle Seahawks NFL franchises, The Sporting News, and investments in Dreamworks SKG, TechTV, Vulcan Programming, Vulcan Ventures, Vulcan Cable III and numerous privately held companies. He was recently invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPA).