SVP, Strategy
Cox Communications

Thigpen’s portfolio stretches across all of Cox’s products and services. She’s also involved in market strategies for emerging technologies, investments, wireless efforts and is Cox’s chief consultant on companywide initiatives, strategic planning and development.

Exciting Tech Trends: “One of the most exciting is the blurring of the lines between the creator and the consumer of entertainment and communications services. Our customers expect global access to digital content that spans every aspect of their business and personal lives, much of which they create or aggregate themselves. This implies that we have to keep pace with bandwidth and storage capacity, improve user interfaces for search and navigation and allow easy sharing while simultaneously protecting personal information. All of these create unique opportunities for the cable industry to make complex technology challenges simple for our customers to enjoy.”

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Walt Disney Television ’s chmn of entertainment Dana Walden is majorly restructuring the TV production and original content businesses. Hulu ’s SVP of content Craig Erwich is adding oversight of ABC

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