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Josh Empson

Chief Executive Officer

Josh Empson is Chief Executive Officer of Tempo and Chair of its Board of Directors. He is an experienced media investor, and since 2013 has served as a Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners, Tempo’s parent. At Providence, he led the creation of Tempo and several other investments in leading entertainment firms. Previously, Josh co-founded NantCapital, and before that served as a Managing Director at Forstmann Little & Co., where he also focused on media and consumer investing. He began his career at NBC and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University. Currently, he serves on the board of Providence’s European Media Partnership, as a Trustee of New York Public Radio and the classical music station WQXR, and on the Advisory Board of, an educational science publisher.

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