Why Him? Willner remains a vital player in the center of cable as Chairman of The Cable Center and leader of Insight. But he’s on our Hot List mainly for being one of the few CEOs to have enough guts to be an active blogger. More than that, his blog usually is, er… pretty insightful.
On Netflix vs. VOD: “Netflix and others will challenge cable’s unique place in the VOD space. But overall demand for on-demand product will continue to grow rapidly, leaving healthy space for growth of our own products as well as those of others. We should aggregate their product with ours and others into a user-friendly delivery eco-system giving consumers easy control over their infinite choices.”
Favorite Digital Toy: “Easy. My iPad.”
What You Miss About Analog: “Simplicity.”