STAMFORD, Conn., March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that Rob Klippel has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Advanced Advertising Products and Strategy. In this role, Klippel is responsible for the Company's advanced advertising products, working closely with Charter's Product Management and IT & Engineering teams to ensure Spectrum Reach creates the next generation of advanced advertising platforms including digital, set-top video on demand and addressable/data products. Klippel will report to David Kline, Executive Vice President, President of Media Sales.
"Rob's great depth of experience in both cable and cable advertising will be a tremendous asset to Spectrum Reach," said Kline. "I'm confident he will quickly have a positive impact on our ability to provide the latest digital advertising solutions to our clients."
Klippel joins Charter after 12 years with Comcast Corporation, most recently as vice president of advanced platforms. There he oversaw the enablement of dynamic ad insertion on video on demand and linear addressable platforms. Klippel held multiple other leadership positions at Comcast including vice president of new products and vice president of engineering and operations, both for Comcast Spotlight, where he led the transition to full-digital ad insertion on linear TV.
Prior to Comcast, Klippel served as vice president of customer care operations at Adelphia Communications Corporation and vice president of operations at both Relera, Inc. and Verio. Earlier in his career he spent 10 years in management consulting roles at the Deloitte and Accenture consultancies.
Klippel earned a bachelor of science in engineering – industrial engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA in marketing and operations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Klippel is based at Charter's Stamford, Connecticut corporate headquarters.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-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. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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