William Moses has an extensive background in transactions and management in the media, entertainment, sports and technology industries. From 1980 to 1985, he was General Counsel of Time Life Films, Inc., where he oversaw the legal and business affairs departments for Time Inc.’s first endeavor into the film and television industry.
From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Moses was the Managing Director of Credit Lyonnais Securities Corporation’s media industry merger and acquisitions group in the United States and Europe. On his departure from Credit Lyonnais, Mr. Moses was named by the NFL Commissioner to be the Senior Vice President – International and New Media for the NFL. During this time, he restructured and launched the World League of American Football in Europe in partnership with News Corp., started the international pre-season games around the world and initiated the NFL’s first internet presence.
In 1995, Mr. Moses was named the IBM Vice President of Broadband Distribution, where he co-authored the IBM digital media strategy and was responsible for developing and executing the company’s corporate strategy in broadband industries. While at IBM, Mr. Moses also served as Vice President of Broadcast, Cable and Sports for the company’s Global Telecommunications and Media Division. In that role, Mr. Moses created and launched ventures that resulted in the PGA.com and NHL.com Internet sites, ushering the sports business and leagues into the new media age during the 1990s. He also led the deployment of advanced scoring systems and data analytics across the entire global sports industry.
On leaving IBM in 1999, Mr. Moses was appointed the Senior Vice President of Hughes Corporation’s PanAmSat and President of NET-36, the company’s satellite-based Internet broadcast network where he served until the acquisition of the company by News Corp.
Mr. Moses’ extensive experience also includes positions as the Manager of Sport 10 IP, Ltd., (2017 - 2018) the intellectual property holder of the rights to Pele and as the senior adviser to Maestro Interactive, Inc. a leading interactive streaming company (2017 to present). Currently, Mr. Moses serves as the CEO of DDSports, Inc. (ShotTracker) which is an emerging tracking and data analytics company being deployed across NCAA Division I basketball conferences.
Mr. Moses and various partners are also active investors in a number of businesses in sports technology as well as digital broadcasting and digital out of home signage.
Mr. Moses has been an advisor to three Virginia Governors on various matters including the growth of the Virginia wine industry. From 2000 to 2010, he was also the CEO and co-owner of the Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard which led the resurgence of the Virginia wine industry. Kluge Estate was one of the largest vineyards in the East and the most widely distributed and awarded wineries in the region. Mr. Moses served as the Chair of the Governor’s Wine Commission (2000 – 2004) which passed 9 bills thru the General Assembly which reorganized the industry; thereafter, he was the Chairman of the Virginia Wine Board for over 7 years (2002-2010).
Mr. Moses, who earned an Honors Degree from the University of Virginia (1968) and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Law (1971). He has served on various boards, including NHL Interactive Cyber Enterprises (NHL ICE), PGA Interactive (PGA of America), both of which he established as IBM joint ventures, and the Amanda Moses Memorial Scholarship of the Philadelphia Episcopal Academy. He has been President, Philadelphia Red Cross; Chairman, Philadelphia Housing Development Corp., Associate Board Member on the International Council, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Board of Directors of Commonwealth Public Television; and, the Albemarle County Police Foundation.