Christopher HalpinExecutive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Christopher Halpin is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of IAC. Mr. Halpin leads corporate finance, accounting, M&A, investor relations, and administration functions while also overseeing the day-to-day function and execution of IAC’s businesses.
Prior to his appointment at IAC, Mr. Halpin spent nearly a decade in leadership roles at the National Football League (NFL), most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Growth Officer. In this role Mr. Halpin oversaw strategic planning and data and analytics, as well as key growth areas, including managing the NFL’s international business and leading its legalized sports betting strategy. Other past leadership roles at the NFL include Senior Vice President, Consumer Products & Licensing, and Vice President of Media Strategy & Business Development.
Before joining the NFL in June 2013, Mr. Halpin was a Partner and Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners. During his 13 years at Providence, Mr. Halpin worked across the firm's investment activities in the Media & Entertainment, Wireless/Satellite and Business Services sectors, and also opened and served as Co-Head of the firm's Hong Kong office. Mr. Halpin started his career in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs & Co.
Mr. Halpin is a graduate of Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude), and is a board member of the Children's Scholarship Fund, the Western Golf Association/Evans Scholarship Fund, and Good Sports New York.