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89. SPINNNG ON HIS AXS
Mark Cuban
Title: Founder & Chairman, AXS TV
Years in Cable: 16
Education: BA, Business Administration, Indiana University's Kelley School of Business
Like the quintessential entrepreneur that he is, Cuban is never content just to sit with the status quo
when it comes to AXS. This year he's amping up the network's live music festival coverage to more
than 70 hours, adding the Rock Range and Firefly fests to the network's broadcasts from Coachella,
Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Cuban also continues to sharpen his acting
chops. After his run in the final seasons of HBO's " Entourage, " he's also prepping for a role in SyFy's
upcoming " Sharknado 3. " Be careful, Mark. These sharks won't be confined to a tank... ■
90. DYNAMIC DUO
John Schanz
Title: EVP & Chief Network Officer, Comcast Cable
Years in Cable: 9
Education: Bachelor's, Engineering, Manhattan College of Engineering
Tony Werner
Title: EVP & CTO, Comcast Cable
Years in Cable: 38+
Education: Dakota County Technical College
Schanz oversees national engineering for network and systems operations
for the company's video, high-speed Internet and voice cable services for
residential customers and businesses. During this transformational year,
Schanz will lead the engineering team as it remains focused on delivering
an even more advanced, more robust and more reliably scaled infrastructure.
Meanwhile, Werner guides Comcast's technology strategy and evolving
network architecture, including supporting next-generation consumer systems
and technologies. Under his leadership, Comcast has completed major
platform investments including the DOCSIS 3.0, the all-digital transition and
the X1 Entertainment Operating System.
Schanz
I watch most programming on
this device:
My big-screen television,
powered by X1.
The biggest innovation
in cable over the
last year: We continue to take
huge strides in engineering for
accessibility. The talking guide is
an extremely powerful
tool
that later this
year will be
paired with
our cuttingedge
voice
remote.
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Desert Island Album: With compression technologies improving all the
time, I'm hoping I can take Tom Petty's entire catalog.
If my office produced a viral video, the background music would be:
" I Won't Back Down, " Tom Petty
My favorite business/motivational book:
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
Werner
I watch most programming on this device: I love that X1 allows me to
move seamlessly from screen to screen, but my favorite right now is an
80-inch Sharp TV.
The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: I'm extremely proud
of the X1 Talking Guide, which dramatically expanded choice and accessibility
for people with visual disabilities.
The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year:
Cloud technology continues to shorten our product development cycles and
allow us to enhance the customer experience at an unprecedented pace.
The last time I had a good laugh was...
when I tried to cook something impressive.
Dish I can make and that would impress a celebrity chef:
See previous answer.
My favorite business/motivational book: What Got You Here Won't Get
You There by Marshall Goldsmith ■
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