A graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Law School, and the London School of Economics, Andy Sharpless was one of the founding managers of RealNetworks, the Seattle-based pioneer in the field of online music and video play-back technology. He also worked for five years at McKinsey & Co., serving the needs of a variety of corporate, non-profit and governmental clients. As Vice President of the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, he helped transform that unique facility when it opened its new building in 1991. Most recently, Sharpless built Discovery.com--the online division of Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Health and The Travel Channel--into an award-winning Internet destination.
Andy Sharpless became chief executive officer of Oceana in September of 2003. Sharpless has made building a large online constituency of people who believe in sustaining our ocean fisheries an important overall goal for Oceana. He talks to The Guys about the importance of protecting the earth's fisheries.
Podcast Date: 5/10/2006