Title: EVP, COO, Cox Communications
Years in Cable: 38
Education: BS, Ohio State U
Best Advice: Hire people smarter than you are!
Title: SVP, Operations, Cox Communications
Years in Cable: 30
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Change yourself first.
Why Them? Brennan and Campbell are the heart of Cox’s operations and this is a cabler known for running a smooth ship as it services its 6 million customers. Earlier this year, Cox boosted Campbell to an expanded role giving her oversight of the company’s entire field system, after handling field ops for the Eastern division. As part of their work this past year, they consolidated field systems from 11 to 9 to create mote efficiencies.
Year Ahead: Cox will be disbanding wireless service in 2012. Untangling any service takes a lot of manhours.
Favorite sports team: The Ohio State Buckeyes
Guilty television pleasure: “Boardwalk Empire”
My favorite meal that I can also prepare myself: Spaghetti with meat sauce.
When it comes to retrans, cable ops should: Can’t print it! ?