John C Malone Professorships
About John C. Malone
JOHN C. MALONE earned a Master of Science degree in industrial management from The Johns Hopkins University in 1964, followed by a doctorate in operations research five years later, both from the School of Engineering. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in1963.
Widely recognized as a pioneer in communications and media, Dr. Malone is chairman of Liberty Media Corporation and Liberty Global Inc. The interests of Liberty Media include QVC, the Atlanta Braves, and Sirius XM Radio Inc. Liberty Global provides broadband distribution services and video programming services to subscribers in Europe, Latin America, and Australia. Dr. Malone is chairman emeritus of Cable Labs and a member of the boards of Ascent Media, the Cato Institute, Discovery Communications, Expedia Inc., and Live Nation Entertainment. He was chief executive officer of Tele-Communications Inc. from 1973 to 1999, when TCI merged with AT&T.
Dr. Malone has been remarkably generous in his support of Johns Hopkins University, including a naming gift for construction of Malone Hall and the launch of the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare in 2015. Dr. Malone has long believed in the promise of improving health care by connecting engineering technologies with medical advances and has made a commitment to providing endowed professorships to faculty members who are improving healthcare.
This professorship is awarded to an outstanding member of the Whiting School’s faculty whose work crosses the borders of multiple disciplines.