Years in Industry: 20-plus

Education: BA, Political Science, Alcorn State University

Motto I Live By: Move forward.

Pope has had a busy 2019 with Cox’s unveiling of the Homelife smart house. Equipped with 60 internet-connected devices powered by Cox’s 1 gigabit residential internet service and voice-activated devices—such as home diagnostic sensors that connect to a doctor’s office and apps that allow family members to check up on relatives—the smart house is designed to make the lives of senior citizens easier and safer.

Latest slang phrase or hashtag you’ve learned from your kids? “Keeping it 100.” If you are “keeping it 100” then you are acting in a way that’s true to yourself and aligned with the core value of respecting others.

What quality do you look for when promoting someone? I look for leaders who are passionate and committed to inspiring others, challenging the norm and demonstrating a high degree of honesty and integrity.

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