Title: President & GM, Comcast SportsNet New England

Years in Cable: 19

Education: BA, Gettysburg College; JD, Temple University School of Law

Best Advice in 7 Words or Less:  Attitude is more important than successes and failures.

 

While Comcast SportsNet’s key programming pillar continues to be the Boston Celtics, it has also, under Bridgen, defined itself over the years for New England sports fans as the “go to” source for all New England sports content. And talk about your blowouts—in 2014, unique visitors to CSNNE.com neared 2 million per month up from 40,000 per month back in the fall of 2009. This year, Bridgen will oversee the third Horizons for Homeless Children Week, a project very dear to his heart.

 

Apple iWatch or Rolex? Neither. Who needs a watch when your phone exceeds the functionality of both a thousand times over?

If I could interrupt Kanye West just once I would tell him… Obama was right.

Favorite vacation spot: St. Barts—a bit of Paris in the Caribbean is nirvana.

Who’s on deck for the next celebrity meltdown: Eddie Murphy, as being a comedic genius comes at a high price.

Desert island album: Purple Rain by Prince. Prince is wildly eccentric, but equally talented.

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