32. Patrick Knorr
CEO, Knorr Solutions
The tech-forward former COO of Sunflower Broadband led the indie operator through such innovations as advanced VOD advertising, deployment of DOCSIS 3.0 and enhanced Wi-Fi. He now heads up a strategic consultancy firm and specializes in all digital, VOD, advanced advertising and bundling. We named Knorr to the CableFAX Digital Hot List this year, and the ACA recently honored him with its Board Service Award.