Robert Wiesenthal has served as Blade’s Chief Executive Officer since July 2015 and as one of our directors since May 2021. Mr. Wiesenthal served on Legacy Blade’s Board of Directors from June 2014 through its acquisition by Experience Investment Corp. From January 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Wiesenthal served as Chief Operating Officer of Warner Music Group Corp., a global music conglomerate. From 2000 to 2012, Mr. Wiesenthal served in various senior executive capacities with Sony Corporation, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sony Corporation of America. Prior to joining Sony, from 1988 to 2000, Mr. Wiesenthal served in various capacities with Credit Suisse First Boston, most recently as Managing Director, Head of Digital Media and Entertainment. Mr. Wiesenthal currently serves on the Board of Directors of TripAdvisor, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Starz, a global media and entertainment company.
Mr. Wiesenthal holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester.