8 | THE INNOVATORS
Editor’s Note: We’ll be featuring profiles of executives honored in our 2013 CableFAX 100 issue. We asked each of them to answer a few lighthearted questions and we’ve shared their responses below. Here is what Cox Communications’ Pat Esser and Jill Campbell shared with us. Read the 2013 CableFAX 100 profiles here.
Title: President, Cox Communications
Education: BA & MA, communications media, University of Northern Iowa
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: (stolen from Mike Tyson and 11 words) Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.
On a Saturday afternoon, you can find me… complaining about my golf game.
I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV, but more and more often, with my iPad in my lap.
The biggest lesson I learned from my kids this year was… sometimes saying less is more.
Dish I can make and that would impress a celebrity chef: Mac n’ cheese
Favorite decade? The ’70s
The best piece of business advice I’ve gotten this year: Own it!
Celebrity, sports figure or politician I’d most want to have dinner with? Oprah
The biggest lesson I learned from my kid(s) this year was… how quickly they grow up!
Favorite vacation spot? Paris
The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Cox’s personal video experience! ?