Michael Bair joined Charter Communications in 2016 as Executive Vice President, Spectrum Networks. Mr. Bair oversees Spectrum Networks, a series of 24/7 local news, and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter.
Mr. Bair joined Charter from Bleachers Corp., where he served as Chief Executive Officer of the startup streaming media company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bair served as President of Madison Square Garden's Media Group where he led the strategic, operational and financial performance of MSG Networks, Fuse Music TV, MSG Interactive, MSG Radio and all sponsorship and ad sales for the parent company.
Mr. Bair also previously served as President, Product Management and Marketing for the cable division at Cablevision Systems Corporation (currently part of Altice USA), where he was responsible for product strategy, programming, marketing and advertising, as well as brand management for the company's video, voice and internet services. Mr. Bair also oversaw Cablevision/Rainbow’s national and regional sports networks and held executive positions at HBO, Showtime Networks and Ogilvy and Mather Advertising.
He received a B.A. in broadcast communications from Penn State University and was recently honored with the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award.