Name: Landel C. Hobbs
Title: COO, Time Warner Cable
Age: 45
Years in Industry: 14
Years left in Industry: “Lots!”

Name: Robert Marcus
Title: Senior EVP (to become CFO), Time Warner Cable
Age: 42


Why Them? It’s pretty simple. These Time Warner Cable stars keep shining brighter every year. Hobbs is one of the most competent operational gurus in the business, keeping close counsel with Glenn Britt as the MSO carefully rolls out innovative new products like Start Over. Marcus will take over as CFO of Time Warner Cable when John Martin retires at year-end. With Wall Street scrutinizing cable these days, he will have his work cut out for him. Both Hobbs and Marcus are good guys to have around.  MG


Landel Hobbs
The coolest new cable tech is: “Start Over”
Defining career moment: “Working for Ted Turner in the ‘90s”
In my free time, I like to: “Travel”
Favorite city: “New York City/Sea Island, GA”
Favorite sports team: “As prices go up for programming, I like sports less and less!”
Favorite piece of tech: “My BlackBerry Pearl”
Least favorite piece of tech: “My BlackBerry Pearl”
My perfect vacation goes like this: “With the kids at Sea Island/ With my wife, Chris, shopping in any major city in the world.”

Robert Marcus
In my free time, I like to: “Spend time with my wife and four children.”
Favorite restaurant: “Nobu”
Favorite city: “New York City”
Favorite movie: The Graduate
Favorite sports team: “NY Yankees”

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