Chris Winfrey

Christopher Winfrey

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Winfrey was named Chief Operating Officer of Charter Communications in October of 2021. He oversees all Cable operations across Charter’s 41-state footprint, including marketing, sales, field operations and customer operations, as well as Spectrum Enterprise. 

Mr. Winfrey joined Charter as Chief Financial Officer in 2010 responsible for Charter’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, procurement, real estate, tax and treasury functions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, capital structure activities and investor relations.  In addition, Charter added oversight of its fiber-based business services (Spectrum Enterprise) to his CFO responsibilities in 2019, and operational leadership of the residential and SMB Sales and Marketing organization, and Spectrum Community Solutions in February of 2021.    

Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Winfrey served as Chief Financial Officer of Unitymedia GmbH, Germany’s second-largest cable operator, and as Managing Director for Unitymedia’s cable operations, broadcasting and satellite entities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Winfrey served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Development at Cablecom, GmbH. He was previously a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and Director of Operations Services of NTL Incorporated’s continental European operations, and a senior associate in the private equity group at Communications Equity Associates.  

Mr. Winfrey has spent more than 20 years in the cable industry, and in 2015 received The Internet & Television Association’s (NCTA) Vanguard Award for Young Leadership.

He received a B.S. in accounting and an MBA from the University of Florida.