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Tom Freston, Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks
Tom Freston is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks. He oversees the management of the company, which owns and operates 11 television programming networks -- MTV: Music Television, MTV2, VH1, College Television Network, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, Noggin, TV Land, Spike TV, CMT; The Digital Suite, which consists of thirteen music and children's programming services; and MTV Networks' portfolio of leading Internet properties. Tom Freston earned his B.A. from St. Michael's College in Burlington, Vermont and holds an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business.