ELIZABETH MONK DALEY
Independent Non-executive Director
Elizabeth Monk Daley was appointed as Independent Non-executive Director of the Company on July 20, 2020. Dr. Daley has been the dean of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California (“USC”) since 1991. She is the inaugural holder of the Steven J. Ross/Time Warner Dean’s Chair. Dr. Daley was also the founding executive director of the USC Annenberg Center for Communication from 1994 to 2005 and serves as the executive director of the USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy.
Before joining USC in 1989 as chair of the Film and Television Production Program, Dr. Daley had engaged in various positions in the entertainment industry, ranging from film and television producer to media consultant. She had also served on the board of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Media, Entertainment and Information. Dr. Daley currently is an independent director and a member of the nominating and governance committee and the compensation committee of Avid Technology, Inc., the shares of which are traded on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under symbol “AVID”. In addition, she is a member of both the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Daley has been honored by American Women in Radio and Television and was twice nominated for a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award. She has received a CINE (Council on International Non-Theatrical Events) Golden Eagle and the Barbara Jordan Award, as well as the California Governor’s Award for her work with programming about the handicapped.
Dr. Daley obtained a Ph.D. Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Tulane University and Newcomb College. In 2016, she was awarded a Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, from Hong Kong Baptist University.