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Board of Directors

As the world's leading inflight connectivity provider, Gogo relies on professionals with a wide range of expertise to set our trajectory and guide our strategic decisions.
Ronald T. LeMay
Chairman of the Board

Ronald T. LeMay has served as Chairman and CEO of Farmlink, Inc. (an advanced analytics and asset utilization company) and MachineryLink Sharing, Inc. since March 2011. Mr. LeMay also served as Executive Chairman and as Chief Executive Officer of Last Mile Connections, Inc. (a network bandwidth exchange and solutions provider) from September 2005 a... Read More
Michael J. Small
Director, President, CEO

Michael J. Small, President and Chief Executive Officer, Director, has served as Gogo’s President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2010. Mr. Small has more than 30 years of experience in the communications industry. From January 1999 until November 2009, Mr. Small served as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of then-public Centenn... Read More
Robert L. Crandall
Director

Robert L. Crandall has been a member of the Board of Directors since June 2006 and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Aircell from 2003 until January 2007. Mr. Crandall is the former chairman and CEO of AMR Corporation and American Airlines. From 1998 to 2012, Mr. Crandall served on the board of directors of Celestica Inc. Mr. Crandal... Read More
Hugh Jones
Director

Hugh Jones is the current President of Sabre Airline Solutions. A 28-year veteran of the travel industry, Hugh oversees the world's leading provider of technology solutions to airlines around the globe. Under his leadership, the business has more than doubled as a result of a strategic transformation emphasizing improved productivity and scalabilit... Read More
Michele Coleman Mayes
Director

Michele Coleman Mayes is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for the New York Public Library (NYPL). She joined NYPL in August 2012 after serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Allstate Insurance Company since 2007. Prior to Allstate, she served as a Senior Vice President and the General Counsel of Pitney Bowes Inc.... Read More
Robert H. Mundheim
Director

Robert H. Mundheim has been Of Counsel to Shearman & Sterling LLP since 2000. Since 2012, Mr. Mundheim has also served as a Professor of Corporate Law and Finance at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Mundheim was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Inc. and Senior Executive Vice Pre... Read More
Christopher Payne
Director

Christopher Payne has been a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. Mr. Payne is currently the COO of DoorDash, Inc. Mr. Payne was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Tinder, Inc. Mr. Payne was formerly the Senior Vice President, North American Marketplaces of eBay Inc. from September 2010 to December 2014 and the founder and Chief ... Read More
Oakleigh Thorne
Director

Oakleigh Thorne has been a member of the Board of Directors since June 2006 and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Aircell from 2003 until January 2007. Currently, Mr. Thorne serves as the CEO of Thorndale Farm, LLC, which oversees investment of Thorne family assets. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Thorne served as the Co-President of Blumenste... Read More
Charles C. Townsend
Director

Charles C. Townsend has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2010. Mr. Townsend currently serves as Managing General Partner of Bluewater Wireless II, L.P. Mr. Townsend founded Aloha Partners LP in 2001 and served as its Managing General Partner until 2008. Mr. Townsend has also served as the Managing General Partner of Aloha Partn... Read More
Harris N. Williams
Director

Harris N. Williams has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2010. Currently Mr. Williams serves as Senior Managing Director of WF Holding Company LLC, a diversified asset management business. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Williams was an executive with Ripplewood Holdings, LLC, a global private equity firm focused on control investments, se... Read More

Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Michele Coleman Mayes 
Michele Coleman Mayes
Director


Michele Coleman Mayes is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for the New York Public Library (NYPL). She joined NYPL in August 2012 after serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Allstate Insurance Company since 2007. Prior to Allstate, she served as a Senior Vice President and the General Counsel of Pitney Bowes Inc. from 2003 to 2007 and in several legal capacities at Colgate-Palmolive from 1992 to 2003. In 1982, Michele entered the corporate sector as managing ... 
Committee Member   
Robert L. Crandall Financial Expert
Robert L. Crandall
Director


Robert L. Crandall has been a member of the Board of Directors since June 2006 and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Aircell from 2003 until January 2007. Mr. Crandall is the former chairman and CEO of AMR Corporation and American Airlines. From 1998 to 2012, Mr. Crandall served on the board of directors of Celestica Inc. Mr. Crandall is also a director of, or a consultant to, several non-public companies. Mr. Crandall graduated from the University of Rhode Island and received a M... 
Committee Member Committee Member  
Hugh Jones 
Hugh Jones
Director


Hugh Jones is the current President of Sabre Airline Solutions. A 28-year veteran of the travel industry, Hugh oversees the world's leading provider of technology solutions to airlines around the globe. Under his leadership, the business has more than doubled as a result of a strategic transformation emphasizing improved productivity and scalability. Prior to his role in Sabre Airline Solutions, Hugh served as the president and CEO of Travelocity. During his tenure, the business saw increased in... 
Committee Member   
Robert H. Mundheim 
Robert H. Mundheim
Director


Robert H. Mundheim has been Of Counsel to Shearman & Sterling LLP since 2000. Since 2012, Mr. Mundheim has also served as a Professor of Corporate Law and Finance at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Mundheim was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Inc. and Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Salomon Smith Barney Holdings Inc., and prior to that, he was Co-Chairman of the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harr... 
  Chairperson Committee Member
Oakleigh Thorne 
Oakleigh Thorne
Director


Oakleigh Thorne has been a member of the Board of Directors since June 2006 and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Aircell from 2003 until January 2007. Currently, Mr. Thorne serves as the CEO of Thorndale Farm, LLC, which oversees investment of Thorne family assets. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Thorne served as the Co-President of Blumenstein / Thorne Information Partners, LLC, a private equity and venture capital firm. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Thorne served as Chairman and CEO of eCollege... 
  Committee Member Chairperson
Harris N. Williams 
Harris N. Williams
Director


Harris N. Williams has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2010. Currently Mr. Williams serves as Senior Managing Director of WF Holding Company LLC, a diversified asset management business. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Williams was an executive with Ripplewood Holdings, LLC, a global private equity firm focused on control investments, serving as Managing Director since 2007. Prior to 2005, Mr. Williams was in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse, primarily focused on merge... 
Chairperson   
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert