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Fazal Merchant

Former Co-CEO, Tanium Inc.

Fazal's Expertise

Fazal most recently served as Co-CEO of Tanium Inc., a leading high-growth global cyber-security and IT management firm. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, where he was integral to the company’s sale to Comcast. Prior to that, Fazal was an executive officer at DIRECTV and helped lead the company’s sale to AT&T. Earlier in his career, Fazal spent several years in investment banking at Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland, as well as Ford Motor Company. Fazal currently serves on the boards of Meritor (NYSE: MTOR), Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP), and Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBD). He is also an advisor to various enterprises across the media and technology ecosystems. Fazal earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Indiana University.