Under Gillman’s leadership, media sales at Time Warner Cable surpassed $1 billion last year, an all-time record. She works tirelessly, heading up the ad sales force and leading efforts to deliver advanced advertising, data and interactive solutions for advertisers and network partners. Yet she still finds time for TWC’s Executive Mentoring Program and Step Forward, an internal leadership development program for women execs. Her favorite part of work is the people—staff, clients and partners. “Learning and exchanging ideas with these critical groups inspire us to innovate each day,” she says.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
My favorite is the people—my staff and our clients and partners. Learning and exchanging ideas with these critical groups inspire us to innovate each day.
Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional balance?
It is not about balance. It is about making the most of the time I spend at work and the time I spend with my family. I have learned to plan the next adventure far in advance and take pleasure in looking forward to it.
Who would you want to swap jobs with for a month and why?
I would like to swap jobs with the head of the NSA—to know more about what the government is doing with big data and the technology behind it…
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