8. Bill Goetz
EVP, Operations, West Region, Time Warner Cable
Years in Cable: 30
Education: BS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
Goetz is charged with Time Warner Cable’s operations for the entire West Region, which includes southern California, Texas and Hawaii—a total of more than 2 million customers. When TWC restructured its regional operations last year into two from five, the experienced Goetz was tapped for this lofty post. He had a 19-year stint at Comcast prior to joining TWC, where he served parts of the southeastern U.S., New Jersey, Philadelphia and Michigan.