Robert Ormberg

Years in Industry: 34

Education: BA, Communications and Business, Saint Thomas University

Motto I Live By: Go big or go home!

Ormberg has spent the past 21 years at GCI—Alaska’s largest telecommunications company—where he’s led the launch of many a product including cable modems, DVRs, HD programming, digital tiers, VOD and, more recently, the TiVo whole home DVR and TV Everywhere. Each of these products has driven continued growth in customers and EBITDA year after year.

What item in your home or office most “sparks joy” in you? Family pictures

Last linear content you watched live: “Billions” on Showtime

Who would you cast to play yourself in the story of your life? James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in HBO series

Latest slang phrase or hashtag you’ve learned from your kids? Jankie

Biggest challenge facing the industry? Consolidation

What quality do you look for when promoting someone? Work ethic. Trust worthy.

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