Balan Nair was appointed to the board of directors of Charter on May 1, 2013. Mr. Nair is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Global, Plc. (Liberty Global). Mr. Nair also sits on Liberty Global’s Executive Management Committee and Investment Committee. Prior to joining Liberty Global in July of 2007, Mr. Nair served as AOL's chief technology officer overseeing Technology, IT, and network operations. Prior to his role at AOL, Mr. Nair spent 12 years at Qwest Communications International Inc. (Qwest), most recently as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Nair sits on the board of Telenet Group Holding NV, Liberty Global’s Belgium subsidiary, and on the board of Adtran Corporation. He holds a patent in systems development and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado. Mr. Nair holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, both from Iowa State University.