2017 Fellow Spotlight: Philip Meeks
This is one in a series of spotlights profiling members of the 2017 Grady Fellowship class, scheduled to be inducted during Grady Salutes: A Celebration of Achievement, Commitment and Leadership on April 28, 2017. See “2017 Fellowship Class Announced” to view a complete list of Fellows.
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Philip G. Meeks is executive vice president and president of Spectrum Enterprise at Charter Communications. He is a 1976 graduate of Grady College where he majored in advertising.
In his role at Spectrum Enterprise, Meeks oversees all commercial operations, marketing and strategy and sales for Spectrum Enterprise, which provides enterprise-grade internet, networking, voice, commercial video and managed services to Charter’s largest customers.
He previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Business Services at Time Warner Cable where he led the rapidly growing business services unit, serving more than 650,000 business customers and accounting for more than $3 billion in annualized revenue.
Prior to that, Meeks served as senior vice president of Cox Business, where he led 3,500 employees in making it the fastest growing business unit in the enterprise. He also served in various strategy, sales and marketing leadership roles during 20 years of service at MCI Telecommunications. He started his career at AT&T Information Systems/Southern Bell in 1979.
In addition to his University of Georgia degree, Meeks has also completed executive education programs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Virginia.Date: April 7, 2017
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