Cablefax 100 2017 Archive

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Cablefax 100 Honorees

1

Steve Burke

CEO | EVP

NBCUniversal | Comcast

Michael Cavanagh

Senior EVP & CFO

Comcast

Neil Smit

Vice Chairman

Comcast

Dave Watson

President & CEO

Comcast Cable

2

Tom Rutledge

President & CEO

Charter Communications

3

Bonnie Hammer

Chairman

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

4

Ben Sherwood

Co-Chairman | President

Disney Media Networks | Disney/ABC Television Group

John Skipper

President | Co-Chair

ESPN | Disney Media Networks

5

Randy Freer

President & COO

Fox Networks Group

6

Josh Sapan

President & CEO

AMC Networks

7

Nancy Dubuc

President & CEO

A+E Networks

8

David Zaslav

President & CEO

Discovery Communications

9

Jill Campbell

EVP & COO

Cox Communications

Pat Esser

President

Cox Communications

10

Jack Abernethy

Co-President | CEO

Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network | Fox Television Stations

William Shine

Co-President

Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network

11

Bob Bakish

CEO

Viacom

12

Dexter Goei

President | Chairman & CEO

Altice N.V. | Altice USA

13

John Stankey

CEO, Entertainment Group

AT&T

14

Matt Bond

Chairman, Content Distribution

NBCUniversal

Mac Budill

President, TV Networks Distribution

NBCUniversal

Frances Manfredi

President, Television & New Media, US & Canada

NBCUniversal

15

Mike Biard

President, Distribution

Fox Networks Group

16

Casey Bloys

President, Programming

HBO

Richard Plepler

Chairman & CEO

HBO

17

Matthew C. Blank

Chairman

Showtime Networks

David Nevins

President & CEO

Showtime Networks

18

Dave Howe

President, Strategy & Commercial Growth

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

Jeff Wachtel

Chief Content Officer | President

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment | Universal Cable Productions & Wilshire Studios

19

Bill Goodwyn

President & CEO

Discovery

20

Frances Berwick

President, Lifestyle Networks

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

Chris McCumber

President, Entertainment Networks Group

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

21

David Levy

President

Turner Broadcasting

John Martin

Chairman & CEO

Turner Broadcasting

22

Burton Jablin

COO

Scripps Networks Interactive

Ken Lowe

Chairman of the Board, President & CEO

Scripps Networks Interactive

23

Erik Carlson

President & COO

DISH

VK

Vivek Khemka

EVP & CTO

DISH

Warren Schlichting

EVP of Marketing, Programming & Media Sales

DISH

24

Greg Butz

President, Comcast Mobile

Comcast Cable

Greg Rigdon

EVP, Content Acquisition

Comcast Cable

Tony Werner

President, Technology & Product

Comcast Cable

25

Rita Tuzon

EVP & General Counsel

Fox Networks Group

26

Ed Carroll

COO

AMC Networks

27

Mel Berning

President & Chief Revenue Officer

A+E Networks

David Granville-Smith

COO & CFO

A+E Networks

David Zagin

President, Distribution

A+E Networks

28

Tonia O'Connor

Chief Commercial Officer & President of Content Distribution

Univision Communications Inc.

Jessica Rodriguez

EVP & CMO

Univision Communications Inc.

29

Justin Connolly

EVP, Affiliate Sales & Marketing

Disney and ESPN Media Networks

Gary Marsh

President and Chief Creative Officer

Disney Channels Worldwide

Ben Pyne

President, Global Distribution

Disney Media Networks

30

Daniel York

Chief Content Officer

AT+T/DirecTV

31

Charlie Collier

President

AMC, SundanceTV & AMC Studios

32

John Landgraf

CEO

FX Networks & FX Productions

33

Kathleen Finch

Chief Programming, Content & Brand Officer

Scripps Networks Interactive

Jim Samples

President, International & President, TVN

Scripps Networks Interactive

34

Cesar Conde

Chairman

NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Evan Shapiro

EVP, Digital Enterprise

NBCUniversal

35

Andy Albert

SVP, Content Acquisition

Cox Communications

Mark Greatrex

EVP & Chief Marketing and Sales Officer

Cox Communications

36

David L. Cohen

Senior EVP & Chief Diversity Officer

Comcast Corporation

Kimberley Harris

EVP & General Counsel

NBCUniversal

D'Arcy Rudnay

EVP & Chief Communications Officer

Comcast Corporation

37

Rocco B. Commisso

Founder, Chairman & CEO | Chairman

Mediacom Communications | New York Cosmos

38

Dana Zimmer

President, Content Distribution

Tribune Media Co.

39

Hakim Boubazine

Co-President & COO

Altice USA

Charles F. Stewart

Co-President & CFO

Altice USA

40

Paul Guyardo

Chief Commercial Officer

Discovery Communications

J.B. Perrette

President & CEO

Discovery Networks International

41

Marie Donoghue

EVP, Global Business and Content Strategy

ESPN

Christine Driessen

EVP & CFO

ESPN

Ed Erhardt

President, Global Sales & Marketing

ESPN

42

Henry Ahn

President, Content Distribution & Marketing

Scripps Networks Interactive

Steve Gigliotti

Chief Revenue Officer

Scripps Networks Interactive

43

Charlie Herrin

EVP, Customer Experience

Comcast Cable

Bill Stemper

President, Comcast Business

Comcast Cable

44

Jana Bennett

President & GM

History

Robert Sharenow

EVP & GM

A&E, Lifetime, LMN

45

Bruce Campbell

Chief Development, Distribution & Legal Officer

Discovery Communications

46

Kevin Reilly

Chief Creative Officer | President

Turner Entertainment | TBS & TNT

47

Adam Stotsky

President

E! Entertainment and Esquire Network

48

Eric Shanks

President, COO & Executive Producer

FOX Sports

49

Chris Albrecht

President & CEO

Starz

Carmi Zlotnik

President of Programming

Starz

50

Stephen Hill

Former President, Programming

BET Networks

Debra L. Lee

Chairman & CEO

BET Networks

51

Courteney Monroe

CEO

National Geographic Global Networks

52

Nancy Daniels

President & GM

TLC, Discovery Communications

Eric Phillips

President, Domestic Distribution

Discovery Communications

Rich Ross

Group President

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet & Science Channel, Discovery Communications

Henry Schleiff

Group President

ID, AHC & Destination America, Discovery Communications

53

Paul Buccieri

President

A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group

54

Bruce McClelland

CEO

Arris

55

Bill Haase

SVP, Finance & Administration

Comcast Spotlight

Hank Oster

SVP & COO

Comcast Spotlight

Charlie Thurston

President

Comcast Spotlight

56

Beth Roberts

EVP Business Operations

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment

Linda Yaccarino

Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships

NBCUniversal

57

Coleman Breland

President | President

Turner Content Distribution | Turner Classic Movies, Turner

Lenny Daniels

President & GM

Turner Sports

Donna Speciale

President, Ad Sales

Turner Broadcasting

58

Claudia Teran

EVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Deputy General Counsel | General Counsel

Fox Networks Group | Fox Sports

59

Matthew M. Polka

President & CEO

American Cable Association

Michael Powell

President & CEO

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

60

Karen Grinthal

SVP, National Ad Sales

Food Network & Cooking Channel

Greg Regis

SVP, Ad Sales

Travel Channel & Great American Country

Jon Steinlauf

President, Advertising Sales & Marketing

Scripps Networks Interactive

Donna Stephens

SVP, Ad Sales

Scripps Networks Interactive

61

Sarah Barnett

President

BBC America

Jennifer Caserta

President

IFC

Marc Juris

President

WE tv

62

Bill Abbott

President & CEO

Crown Media Family Networks

Susanne McAvoy

EVP, Marketing, Creative & Communications

Crown Media Family Networks

Kristen Roberts

EVP, Pricing, Planning & Revenue Management

Crown Media Family Networks

Michelle Vicary

EVP, Programming & Network Publicity

Crown Media Family Networks

63

Carolyn Bernstein

EVP & Head, Global Scripted Development & Production

National Geographic Channel

Geoff Daniels

GM & EVP

Nat Geo WILD

Tim Pastore

President, Original Programming & Production

National Geographic Channel

64

Isaac Lee

Chief Content Officer

Univision Communications & Grupo Televisa

Juan Carlos Rodriguez

President, Univision Deportes

Univision Communications

Keith Turner

President of Advertising Sales and Marketing

Univision Communications

65

Lynn Charytan

SVP & Senior Deputy General Counsel | EVP & General Counsel

Comcast Corporation | Comcast Cable

Steve Croney

EVP & CFO

Comcast Cable

Marcien Jenckes

EVP, Consumer Services

Comcast Cable

66

Nina Diaz

Head, Unscripted

MTV, VH1

Chris McCarthy

President

MTV, VH1, Logo

67

Sean Cohan

President, International and Digital

A+E Networks

Amanda Hill

CMO

A+E Networks

68

Nancy Kanter

EVP, Content & Creative Strategy | GM

Disney Channels Worldwide | Disney Junior Worldwide

69

Roger Lynch

CEO, Sling TV

DISH

70

Brad Schwartz

President

Pop Media Group

71

Mark Greenberg

President & CEO

EPIX

72

Kevin Bennett

GM | EVP

Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel | Programming, ID, AHC & Destination America

73

Marlene Sanchez Dooner

EVP

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Luis Silberwasser

President

Telemundo Network and NBC UNIVERSO Cable Channel

74

Sandra Dewey

President

TNT and TBS Productions

Chris Linn

President

truTV

Christina Miller

President

Cartoon Network

75

Jana Henthorn

President & CEO

The Cable Center

Vicki Lins

President & CEO

CTAM

76

Marc Graboff

President, Global Business & Legal Affairs, Production Management & Studios

Discovery Communications

Ben Price

President, Advertising Sales U.S. Networks

Discovery Communications

77

Jim Bell

President, NBC Olympics Production & Programming, Executive Producer World Cup

NBC Sports Group

Gary Zenkel

President, NBC Olympics and Business

NBC Sports Group

78

Conrad Clemson

SVP & GM, Service Provider Video Software & Solutions Group

Cisco

Yvette Kanouff

SVP & GM, Service Provider Business

Cisco

79

Tom Carson

President & CEO

TiVo

80

Ann Sarnoff

President

BBC Worldwide North America

81

Arthur R. Block

EVP, General Counsel & Secretary

Comcast Corporation

Kathy A. Zachem

EVP, Regulatory & State Legislative Affairs

Comcast Corporation

82

Bob Broussard

President, Distribution

AMC Networks

Scott Collins

President, National Advertising Sales

AMC Networks

83

Himesh Bhise

CEO

Synacor

84

Marc Etkind

GM

Science Channel

Jane Latman

EVP, Development & Research Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel & Destination America | GM

Discovery Communications | Destination America

Robert Scanlon

EVP & GM

Velocity Network

85

Ann Carlsen

Founder & CEO

Carlsen Resources

86

Erik Logan

President

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

87

Bill Brand

President | CMO

HSN | HSNi

Jennifer Cotter

EVP, Television, Content & Programming

HSN

Mindy Grossman

CEO & Director

HSNi

Peter Ruben

EVP, Affiliate Relations

HSN

Judy Schmeling

COO | President

HSNi | Cornerstone Brands

88

Mary Campbell

EVP, Commerce Platforms

QVC

Mike George

President and CEO

QVC

89

Kent Steffen

President, Global OTT Business

CSG International

90

Rob Kennedy

President & Co-CEO

C-SPAN

Susan Swain

President & Co-CEO

C-SPAN

91

Dave Shull

CEO

The Weather Channel

92

Peter Hutton

CEO, Eurosport

Discovery Communications

Karen Leever

EVP & GM, Discovery Digital

Discovery Communications

93

Sam Schwartz

Chief Business Development Officer

Comcast Cable

94

Michelle Wilson

Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer

WWE

95

Joe Marchese

President, Advanced Advertising Products

Fox Networks Group

Brian Sullivan

President & COO

Fox Networks Group

96

Mark Lieberman

President & CEO | Chairman

Viamedia | placemedia

97

Alfred Liggins, III

CEO

TV One

Brad Siegel

President

TV One

98

Byron Allen

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Entertainment Studios/Entertainment Studios Networks

Janice Arouh

President, Network Distribution & Marketing

Entertainment Studios Networks

99

Rafe Oller

GM & CEO

Z Living

Daniel E. Tibbets

President & GM

El Rey Network

Amy Winter

EVP/GM

UP TV

100

Mark L. Dzuban

President & CEO

SCTE/ISBE

Phil McKinney

President & CEO

CableLabs

Regional Honorees

1

Jeff Abbas

President & GM
Buckeye Broadband
Regionals

2

Richie Arnold

CEO
Conway Corporation
Regionals

3

Phil Bedella

VP & GM
CSN Chicago
Regionals

4

Allan Block

Chairman of the Board
Buckeye Broadband
Regionals

5

Patricia Jo Boyers

President
BOYCOM Cablevision
Regionals

6

Bill Bridgen

President & Group Leader
NBC Sports Regional Networks
Regionals

7

Kevin Casey

President, Northeast Division
Comcast Cable
Regionals

8

Steven Cochran

CEO & President
WOW!
Regionals

9

Tim Collins

SVP, Heartland Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

10

Bill Connors

Central Division President
Comcast Cable
Regionals

11

John Crowley

SVP, Greater Chicago Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

12

Jeff Freyer

VP, Twin Cities Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

13

Robert Gessner

President
MCTV
Regionals

14

Andrea Greenberg

President & CEO
MSG Networks
Regionals

15

Ted Griggs

President, Group & Strategic Production and Programming Leader
NBC Sports Regional Networks
Regionals

16

Doug Guthrie

SVP, Big South Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

17

Jim Holanda

President & CEO
Patriot Media-RCN, Grande Communications
Regionals

18

Rich Jennings

SVP, Mountain West Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

19

Patrick Knorr

EVP, Business Solutions
Wave Broadband
Regionals

20

Julie M. Laulis

President & CEO
CableONE
Regionals

21

Rodrigo Lopez

Regional SVP, Oregon
Comcast Cable
Regionals

22

Amy M. Lynch

West Division VP, Engineering Operations
Comcast Cable
Regionals

23

Earle MacKenzie

EVP/COO
Shentel
Regionals

24

Ralph Martinez

SVP, Houston Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

25

Mary McLaughlin

SVP, Beltway Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

26

Tom Might

Executive Chairman
CableOne
Regionals

27

Brian Monihan

President & GM
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Regionals

28

MM

Michael Morrison

Senior Director, Corporate Brand & Programs Strategy
Cincinnati Bell
Regionals

29

Robert Ormberg

VP, Cable Programming
GCI
Regionals

30

Michael Parker

SVP, Western New England Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

31

Andrew “Drew” Petersen

VP, External Affairs & Corporate Communications
TDS
Regionals

32

Tina Pidgeon

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & SVP, President Governmental Affairs
GCI
Regionals

33

Tracy Pitcher

Regional SVP, Greater Boston
Comcast Cable
Regionals

34

Steve Raab

President
SNY
Regionals

35

Jim Samaha

SVP, Freedom Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

36

Wayne Schattenkerk

CFO
Wave Broadband
Regionals

37

Rebecca Schulte

President
CSN Mid-Atlantic
Regionals

38

Steven J. Simmons

Chairman
Patriot Media-RCN, Grande Communications
Regionals

39

Amy Smith

SVP, Florida Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

40

Steve Weed

CEO
Wave Broadband
Regionals

41

Christine Whitaker

SVP, Keystone Region
Comcast Cable
Regionals

42

Steve White

President, West Division
Comcast Cable
Regionals

43

Harold Zeitz

COO
Wave Broadband
Regionals
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