Rone’s passion for sports and sports television is evident in Time Warner Cable’s portfolio of regional sports networks and programming, but he also oversees original content and programming for all 50+ TWC channels. As for the best business advice he’s ever received, Rone recalls this: “Follow your passion, be enthusiastic and have a sense of urgency with respect to getting your work done.” His success in cultivating relationships with various leagues, conferences and teams has made the company a valued partner in sports-related sponsorships and marketing initiatives.

Best business advice you’ve received?

Follow your passion, be enthusiastic, and have a sense of urgency with respect to getting your work done.

How do you define diversity?

It’s surrounding yourself with, and accomplishing your decision making from, the benefit of voices, opinions and experience from various backgrounds and capabilities.

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?

The onslaught of OTT services and products.

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