Tonia O’Connor serves as a member of Adeia Inc.’s Board of Directors. Prior to the spin-off of our product business, Xperi Inc., from our IP licensing business in 2022, Ms. O’Connor served as a member of the Board of Directors of Xperi Holding Corporation (renamed Adeia Inc. at the time of the spin-off) beginning in December 2021. Ms. O’Connor is the Chief Executive Officer of Tone It Up, a plant based, nutritional products company, for women, by women. Prior to joining Tone It Up, Ms. O’Connor served as the CEO of Chopra Global and the President and Chief Revenue Officer at Univision Communications. Prior to Univision, Ms. O’Connor held leadership roles at News Corp’s Gemstar, where she led negotiations for complex technology and intellectual property agreements, as well as content and marketing deals, and played an integral role in the growth of Gemstar’s IP assets. Ms. O’Connor serves on Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees, where she is a member of the Athletics, Academic Affairs and Advancement & External Affairs Committees. Ms. O’Connor is also a member of the Board of Directors of BetterSpace, a company that provides personalized, whole-person wellbeing for employees through a digital hub integrated into existing HR systems, and also sits on the national Board of STRIVE, a Harlem-based nonprofit organization, serving people who face great obstacles to employment, preparing them for job readiness and sustainable careers. Ms. O’Connor previously served on the boards of fuboTV, GoldieBlox, El Rey Network and Empower LTD.
Ms. O’Connor received her BA as a dual major in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations from the S. I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University.