STAMFORD, Conn., July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Andrew Ip has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Emerging Technology & Innovation. In this role, Ip will lead the charge for introducing, developing and commercializing new technology that will enable enhanced customer experiences and help the company expand into new marketplaces. Ip will report to Jim Blackley, Executive Vice President, Engineering & IT and will be based out of Charter's regional offices in Denver, CO.
"We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to the engineering team at Charter," said Blackley. "Andrew brings a wealth of technical expertise and a unique vision that will enable Charter to further drive the adoption and roll-out of emerging technologies."
Ip brings relevant industry and technology experience to Charter, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Madison Square Garden Ventures. Prior to MSG Ventures, he spent nearly five years at Cablevision where he held a number of positions, including leading the teams responsible for the design and operation of the WiFi and HFC networks, as well as leading the Optimum Labs group. In addition, he was a Partner at Meridian Advisory Group, where he was responsible for advising clients in the Cable, Wireless, and Media segments.
Ip holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University's Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.
Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. Charter's news and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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