Tony Vinciquerra
Title: Chairman/CEO, Fox Networks Group
Age: Old enough to know better
Education: BA, SUNY at Albany
Social Media Quotient: 5

Why Him? The addition of Fox Broadcasting programming to Tony V’s responsibilities in March doesn’t add juice to his qualifications for our cable-only list, yet his bulging portfolio impresses regardless. Besides Fox broadcasting, the low-key Vinciquerra oversees 36 domestic cable nets and 170 international channels, reaching 350+mln subs in 32 languages, numbers that rival any exec in the business. Also impressive: cable nets’ 1Q operating income jumping 41% YOY to $495mln.

All in the Family Moment: Foxies had to chuckle when Michael J. Fox received an Emmy in ’09 for appearances on FX’s Rescue Me.

Year Ahead:

Rupert Murdoch lauded Vinciquerra’s work in Q1, saying cable contributes roughly half of News’ operating income. ’10 will be a year "of stability," Murdoch believes.

Favorite Food: Italian

Favorite Restaurant: In and Out Burger

Favorite iPhone/Blackberry App: Shazam

Traits I Most Admire in People: Honesty and objectivity

In 2010, the Economy Will: Stabilize and begin a slow recovery.

Favorite Part of My Job: Watching people get better at their job.

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