Hong runs the day-to-day business, technical and remote operations for Turner Sports, which airs events ranging from Major League Baseball to the NBA, NASCAR, the PGA of America and the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament on TNT, TBS, and truTV. Part of Turner’s team since 2008, Hong also oversees various sports digital businesses including PGA.com, March Madness Live/NCAA.com and the Turner Sports alliance with Yahoo! Sports, as well as the company’s recent acquisition of Bleacher Report. “The main job of any manager, and in the long run their greatest value to an enterprise, is to manage people,” he says.

Best business advice you’ve received?

The main job of any manager, and in the long run their greatest value to an enterprise, is to manage people.

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

The evolution of platforms from which people choose to consume their content.

How do you define success?

Both in the actual outcome achieved, and how it was achieved.

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