Title: CEO, Cable ONE
Years in Cable: More than 20
Education: BS, Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1978
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Work hard. Play hard.
As an industrial engineer, Might literally views things from a different perspective. Maybe that’s why last year, under his leadership, expenses were down 2 percent and operating cash flow was up more than 10 percent. This year sees added challenges including spinning off Cable ONE from Graham Holdings as a separately traded company. Might also will continue to aggressively contain costs through operations strategy projects across the organization.
I wish Congress would just… stop spending more money.
Should the industry embrace or reject “virtual MSOs” and why? Embrace! Let’s not behave like bookstores, newspapers, or the music industry did, and pretend we have a pass on technological disruption.
The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year: OTT
My favorite business/motivational book: Great by Choice by Jim Collins and Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley.