Cox Communications has announced the appointment of Len Barlik as executive vice president of product management and development. He will be responsible for providing the overall leadership and accountability for product strategy, development and delivery of Cox’s advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services. In his new role, Barlik will oversee the long-range product development process to ensure continued growth and profitability of Cox’s products and services.
Barlik joins Cox with more than 20 years of experience in product development, strategy and technology roles. Prior to Cox, Barlik served as the vice president of wireless and wireline product development for Sprint Nextel Corporation. In this position, he was responsible for creating and managing Sprint’s portfolio of wireless applications, content services, wireline, voice and data products.
Barlik held a number of senior-level roles while at Sprint including vice president of technology research and development and vice president of corporate strategy and development.