Terry S. Semel

Terry S. Semel

Chairman and CEO of Windsor Media


Terry S. Semel is the Chairman and CEO of  Windsor Media.   Previously, Semel served as the Chairman and  CEO of Yahoo! Inc. from 2001-2007.   Prior to Yahoo! Inc., Semel was  Chairman and Co-CEO of Warner Bros.  where, in two decades,  he and his partner,  Robert Daly,  built  Warner Bros. into one of the world’s largest and most creative media and entertainment enterprises.    

Semel is Co-Chairman  of the  Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art , is on the Board of Trustees of The Paley Center for Media and  is a member of  the Chancellor’s Committee at UCLA. 

The Semels have endowed the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA, one of the largest and most distinguished institutes in the country engaged in the study of the brain and its disorders.

In 2005, Semel was granted the UCLA Medal, which is the highest honor bestowed by the University, and the Yale Legends in Leadership Award.

Semel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Long Island University and an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Emerson College.