Ralph Martinez

Years in Cable: 30+

Education: Arizona State University

One Word that Best Describes Me: Passion

Martinez is responsible for operations, financial performance and customer service for the Houston region, which includes 63 communities and employs more than 2,500. With 30 years in the telecom industry, he brings a strong background of community involvement having served on several boards of directors, including San Francisco State University’s College of Business, the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Women in Cable Telecommunications NorCal Executive Advisory Board.

Q&A

The biggest innovation in cable over the last year? DOCSIS 3.1

Three years from now, what do you hope has been invented? A device that proactively detects cancer

What are the top three qualities you look for in a hire? Attitude, perseverance and work-ethic

Last show I watched not on my networks: “Alaska Bush Family” on Discovery Network

Best way to spend a Saturday night: Watching movies and shows On Demand while eating Black Jewell popcorn

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