Jerry Kent

EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue to spotlight our 2011 CableFAX 100 honorees, who were featured in a special issue of CableFAX: The Magazine published in Dec. 2011. Here is an excerpt from #62.

Title:
Chairman/CEO, Suddenlink

Years in Cable: 28

Education: BS, BA, MBA, Washington University

Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Customer service is the cornerstone of success.

Favorite restaurant: Il Mulino in New York

Favorite “going out” town: New York

The one thing I tell my kids about success in life: You have to give back your time, talent and money to worthwhile projects.

Worst thing I’ve ever heard someone say in a meeting: “You shouldn’t care about the nameless, faceless public shareholders.”

Bands I would actually go see live: Eagles, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones – Yes, I’m showing my age.

My favorite sports team: My World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals!

My favorite vacation spot: Beaver Creek—Family skiing can’t be beat.

My favorite iPad app: Slingbox

My guilty television pleasure is: “American Idol”

When I look at my cable set-top box, I can’t help but think that: Times are changing—and rapidly. ?

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