Joan Gillman

Title: EVP/COO, Time Warner Cable Media
Years in Cable: 10
Education: BA, The College of the Holy Cross; MA, George Washington University
Best Advice: Do not be afraid to swim upstream.

Philip Meeks

Title: EVP/COO for Business Services, Time Warner Cable
Years in Cable: 6
Education: Bachelors, marketing and journalism, University of Georgia
Best Advice: Love what you do.

Two division heads with one important thing in common: their departments are growing, and growing fast. Now these two catalysts for success must ride the wave and fuel its intensity. Gillman’s triumphs are a result of her foresight, getting into digital advertising early on and rolling out digital video ad solutions for the TWC TV app. Meeks too finds himself in familiar territory, having previously propelled Cox Business into the company’s fastest growing business unit. With TWC Business Services, he’s got his sites on bigger TWC markets like New York City and L.A. where the greatest spoils lie.

Gillman

I watch the majority of programming on this device: iPad

The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Ads Everywhere (naturally!)

John, Paul, George or Ringo: Ringo

Favorite vacation spot: Still the BVI (British Virgin Islands)

The last time I had a good laugh: As a mother of young children, at least once a day – and I’m very grateful for that…

Beach or mountains: Both

Favorite TV show as a kid: “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”

Meeks

TV show I’d most like to have a cameo in: “Modern Family”

John, Paul, George or Ringo? John

Frank Underwood or Nick Brody: Nick Brody

One thing I would do all the time if I could: Being with my grandsons.

Oscars or Grammys: Grammys

Beach or mountains:Beach

Desert island album: Blonde on Blonde

The last time I had a good laugh: Filling out this form

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