Board of Directors

Geoff Sands Independent Consultant

Geoff Sands

Independent Consultant

Geoff Sands is an independent advisor to senior management and boards.  He is an Emeritus Director of McKinsey & Company, where for many years he led the firm’s client service to consumer technology, media and entertainment companies, and served as the industry advisor to the World Economic Forum. Before McKinsey, Geoff was a lead partner in Booz-Allen's TMT practice, and has in total over 30 years of experience working in the industry.

Outside of his consulting work, Geoff has been a prominent supporter of public media, journalism and independent film.  He served as Chairman of the Board of The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) from 2009 to 2014.  He is presently Vice Chair of the Sundance Institute, and a Trustee of the Paley Center for Media and of Participant Media.

Geoff received his BA and MBA from Yale University.