ABOUT THE COLORADO FORUM

The Colorado Forum was established in 1978 to create an informed, objective voice on critical public policy issues facing the state. Our 65 members are recognized leaders in the business, education, healthcare, media, legal, real estate, energy and non-profit communities and represent disparate regions in the state of Colorado. Forum membership is politically diverse; we are a nonpartisan organization that operates by 100% consensus. More >

 

40th ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

WATCH: Our members discuss their experiences with The Colorado Forum here.

 

Trygve E. Myhren

President - Myhren Media, Inc.


Trygve E. Myhren is President of Myhren Media, Inc. (Denver and Vail, CO and Naples, FL), a private advisory and investment firm concentrating in traditional media, telecommunications, education and related internet applications.  He is an advisor to Spruceview Capital (NYC) and a roster of early stage venture companies.

Mr. Myhren is a Trustee and Emeritus Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Denver and a Trustee of the Denver Art Museum.  He is a member of the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and a member of the National Cable Television Hall of Fame.  He served as U.S. Chief of Mission at the 2006 Paralympic Games in Torino and Sestrierre, Italy.

Mr. Myhren graduated from Dartmouth College and The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.  He has been President or Chairman & CEO of various companies such as The Providence Journal Company and King Holdings (both diversified media companies) and American Television and Communications Corporation (today known as Time Warner Cable) and a member of the Time, Inc. Operating Committee. Mr. Myhren was formerly Chairman of the National Cable Television Association and is a recipient of the industry’s Grand Tam, One-of-a-Kind and Vanguard Awards for leadership. He founded the Food Network and Northwest Cable News, and co-founded E Entertainment now known as E!, Viewer's Choice, Cable Labs, The Cable Advertising Bureau and what is now known as The Marketing Society of the Cable and Telecommunications Industry (CTAM).

Mr. Myhren has served on the Boards of Directors of various public corporations and pro bono organizations such as Dreyfus Founders Funds, J.D. Edwards (now Oracle), Turner Broadcasting (now Time Warner), Verio (now NTT), Peapod (now Ahold), Citizen's Bank (now RBS), Continental (now Comcast), Rhode Island Hospital, Lifespan, National Jewish Medical Center, the US Ski & Snowboard Team Foundation and The National Cable Center.