Terry Denson

Years in Cable: 16

Education: BA, Harvard; JD, Georgetown

One Word that Best Describes Me: Contemplative

Denson is responsible for Verizon’s content strategies and acquisitions across all platforms including FiOS TV, broadband, wireless and Redbox Instant. Last year, thanks to his expertise, the company announced a multiyear deal with millennial-focused digital production house and multichannel network AwesomenessTV for 200 hours of original content, including programming from DreamWorksTV.

What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? More and more.

My first job: Laying cement for sidewalks

“Star Trek” celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. So if Mr. Spock’s motto is “Live Long and Prosper,” mine is… “Eat well, perform acts of kindness, take your time, read every word and check your work” (I say this to my kids every morning as they leave for school)

Best way to spend a Saturday night: With my wife

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Drone

The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: WiFi

Favorite vacation spot: Paris

My typical breakfast is: English breakfast tea with lemon and honey

My Starbucks order: A cup of hot water

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