Langner loved seeing her beloved Chicago Cubs win the World Series last year, but she also hit a few home runs of her own. She spearheaded the launch of Panoramic WiFi, a competitive differentiator that drove customer retention for Cox. She also helped the company take a more nuanced approach in marketing to Hispanic customers by focusing on culture, as opposed to just language. When she’s not in the boardroom, Langner enjoys spending time at the beach. “Sunshine on your face, feet in the sand and the smell of ocean air does it for me,” she says of best way to unwind.
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
“Scandal’s” Olivia Pope. She is ingenious, passionate and a fashionista.
What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
The video environment is constantly changing with the influx of vMVPS and consumer choice. I imagine this will continue to be a topic of discussion in 2018.
What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?
Ellen Degeneres. I love her transparency and joy for life—and she makes me laugh. Remember, be kind to one another.
What is your best advice for relieving stress?
Head to the beach! Sunshine on your face, feet in the sand and the smell of ocean air does it for me.