Preston Padden had a 45 year career in the media business holding the following positions: Assistant General Counsel, Metromedia; President, The Association of Independent Television Stations; President, Network Distribution, Fox Broadcasting Company; Chairman and CEO, American Sky Broadcasting (merged into Dish Network); President, ABC Television Network; and Executive Vice-President, Government Relations, The Walt Disney Company. He also served on the Boards of The National Association of Broadcasters and The Motion Picture Association of America.

Currently, Mr. Padden is the Principle of Boulder Thinking, LLC., a consulting firm. And Mr. Padden serves on the Advisory Board of Grotech Ventures, a private equity investment firm.