Andy Albert is senior vice president of programming for Cox Communications. He oversees all video programming provider relationships and content acquisition, including the negotiation of program carriage agreements with major content producers such as The Walt Disney Company, Turner Broadcasting, NBC Universal, Viacom, and Fox. He is actively involved in setting the company’s video product strategy including the deployment of TV Everywhere, Video-on-Demand and high definition services, as well as the company’s multicultural programming strategy.
He joined Cox Communications in 1995 as director of programming and was promoted to executive director of programming in 2002. In 2003, Albert was promoted to vice president. He was promoted to his current role in 2013. Prior to joining Cox, he served as director of programming and director of budgets and financial analysis for TeleCable Corporation in Norfolk, VA. Albert joined the General Electric Company in its Financial Management Program and served as a sales and marketing analyst.
He serves on the board of directors of Music Choice, iNDemand, and Volar Video. He was a participant in CTAMU at Harvard University and was the member of teams which received the Cox’s Vision Award for Leadership and for Diversity in 2004 as well as first place for Excellence in Multicultural Marketing from CTAM/NAMIC for the launch of Paquete Latino in 2005.
Albert holds a dual bachelor’s degree in finance and telecommunications management, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the College of William & Mary.