Jim Corno
Title: President, Comcast SportsNet Chicago
Number of Years in Cable: 29
Education: High School
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Don’t be afraid to start at the bottom.

Why Him? Corno launched Comcast SportsNet Chicago in 2004 and hasn’t looked back. Not only did he get the Sportsman of the Year award in 2012, but Corno continues to focus efforts not only in building the business but also giving back to the community. His commitments to Chicago Bulls Charities, Chicago White Sox Charities, Chicago Blackhawks Charities and others are notable. Through his support, the “Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards” has become the biggest sports charity function in the city, raising money for March of Dimes.

Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Beatles
 
On a Saturday afternoon, you can find me... at one of my grandson’s games.
 
This is the hobby I’ve been itching to try, but haven’t found time: Golf
 
Film fest or music festival? Film fest
 
I consider this person my mentor, and here’s why: Jerry Reinsdorf (White Sox & Bulls Chairman)… he was there at a crucial time in my career.
 
I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV
 
If I could tell my 21-year-old self something today, it would be… slow down and smell the roses.
 
The biggest lesson I learned from my kid(s) this year was… think positively.
 
Dish I can make and that would impress a celebrity chef: No dish, I don’t cook… but I do make a mean Bloody Mary.
 
Favorite vacation spot? Litchfield, SC

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