Kristin Dolan
Title: COO, Cablevision
Years in Cable: 25
Education: Bachelor’s, English, State University of New York at Albany; Master’s in publishing with a concentration in marketing, Pace University; Master’s, English Literature, Long Island University at the C.W. Post Campus

Brian Sweeney
Title: President & CFO, Cablevision
Years in Cable: 22
Education: Bachelor’s, Computer Science, University of Virginia; MBA, Finance, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

Collaboration among C suite-level executives is a key to Cablevision’s growth and ability to implement new strategies and initiatives—and keep shareholders happy. Sweeney is the senior exec who coordinates the efforts of all business units, with Dolan concentrating on the cable and ad sales side. To them, network management is just as important as customer service, commercial and residential customers are all equally valued, and one business unit can only succeed when the others do as well. With that balance top of mind, it’s no wonder Cablevision continues to succeed.

Dolan
I watch most programming on this device: Connected TV
Favorite screen: Kindle Paperwhite
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The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: WiFi!!
Favorite vacation spot: On a boat in the Mediterranean with my family

Sweeney
I watch most programming on this device: HD TV
Biggest cable innovation this year: Service Matters
If I had a show on YouTube it would be called… “Eight is Enough”
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