John Bickham was appointed Vice Chairman of Charter Communications in October 2021. Mr. Bickham joined Charter as Executive Vice President and COO in 2012 and was named President in July 2016 when transactions with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks closed. Mr. Bickham’s operational expertise has helped Charter navigate substantial growth in recent years becoming the second largest cable company in the nation.
Mr. Bickham joined Charter from Cablevision Systems Corporation (currently part of Altice USA), where he served as President of Cable and Communications. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bickham was Executive Vice President for Time Warner Cable with corporate responsibility for several large markets. Mr. Bickham was a founding executive of KBLCOM in 1986, a cable company that partnered with American Television and Communications, a predecessor company of Time Warner Cable.
Mr. Bickham was honored with the industry’s Vanguard Award for Cable Operations Management in 2007 and inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame in 2018.
He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Texas A&I, now known as Texas A&M-Kingsville.