Rob Marcus

President/COO, Time Warner Cable
Years in Cable: 6
Education: BA, Brown; JD, Columbia
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Be yourself.

Why Him? A year after his promotion from CFO, Marcus remains all about the execution. As one of Glenn Britt’s most trusted advisers, this financial guru is focused on delivering results during this time of massive transition at TWC and the cable business in general. How? Marcus recently told investors that gaining new data customers is a key growth area for the company. He has also revamped and streamlined several processes in areas including marketing, customer care, technology, commercial services and media sales functions.Hello, Sports Fans: When he’s not strategizing at TWC, Marcus gets his game face on at Yankee or MetLife Stadium, depending on the season. (Rob, if you get deluged with Yankees and Jets bobble heads, we’re sorry!)

Year Ahead: TWC’s third-quarter earnings were a bit below Wall Street expectations, but Marcus runs a tight ship and knows just where to steer Time Warner in 2012.
Favorite “going out” town: NYCFavorite sports team: NY Yankees
Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere my family is.
Favorite iPad app: TW Cable TV

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