Mr. Magowan is currently managing member of Pocket Ventures, LLC (a media acquisition group), and Chairman of SpaceNews, the world’s largest space and satellite trade media brand. Felix will act as Chairman of MVM following the Exchange. Previously, he conceived, funded, and managed the start-up of Pocket Outdoor Media as both CEO and Chairman. Rebranded as Outside in February 2021, its 40+ active lifestyle brands make it the world’s largest creator of outdoor and healthy lifestyle content, distributed across television, web, social, print, book and event channels.
Mr. Magowan was Director of Business Development at Competitor Group diversified sports media and event company), co-founder and CEO of Inside Communications (VeloNews, Inside Triathlon, Ski Racing, VeloPress, VeloGear, VeloSwap et al), and a founding investor and board member at Pearl Izumi and Centurion Cycling. He was also an investor and board member at Skram Media (Climbing, Urban Climber, and Mountain Gazette). Over his business career Mr. Magowan has been responsible for dozens of different start-ups, acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures. Mr. Magowan holds a B.A. in History and Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.