Andy Kober

Years at Current Organization: 9

First Job in the Industry: VP and Controller, Bresnan Communications – August 1990

Bucket List: Cablefax 25

What does the metaverse mean to you? Virtual experiences adding value to the analog world. Ease of use. Connecting with others in a way never before experienced. Opening opportunities to people previously unavailable. Should not replace relationships or experiences in the real world—just add to the experience.

How many companies have you worked for? 2—Arthur Young out of College and Bresnan Communications. I view Vyve as the “extra innings” post-Bresnan.

How will inflation impact the media and broadband space? With increased competition from all sources, the pressure on margins will grow, leading to further innovation as well as efficiencies to offset it.

My prediction for NFTs… would be just as wrong as my original thoughts on Crypto.

I was today years old when I found out… what Wordle is, what “Encanto” is.

Favorite dish that I can also make myself: Grilled anything

Has the telco rollout of 5G wireless in North America impacted your business? It will (further competition), but with our local focus, quality network and competitive pricing—we will continue to be the provider of choice in our communities.

What household chore could you win a gold medal in? If I got a gold medal in it, it wouldn’t be a chore.

If I had a time machine, I would… Go back and record all of Bill Bresnan’s jokes!

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