James Costos served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and Principality of Andorra from August 2013 to January 2017. Mr. Costos currently serves as President of Secuoya Studios, a global Spanish language content studio. In addition, Mr. Costos serves as a Member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, serves as a senior advisor to FC Barcelona, is a senior managing director at Dentons, in their Global Venture Technology group, and sits on the Boards of Directors of Grifols S.A. and the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ+ advocacy and political lobbying organization in the United States. Previously, Mr. Costos was Vice President at Home Box Office, served as an executive at Revolution Studios, and held senior leadership roles for more than a decade at Tod’s S.p.A. and Hermès of Paris. Mr. Costos is a passionate supporter of several cultural and humanitarian organizations, including the Reina Sofia Museum and the Hispanic Society of America. Mr. Costos earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts.