Ingo Hentschel is Senior Vice President and Region Manager of Cox Communications in California, overseeing day-to-day operations and employees in San Diego, Orange County, Palos Verdes and Santa Barbara.
Hentschel has amassed more than 30 years of progressive senior leadership experience in the telecommunications industry and the United States military that includes an exceptional record of leading large, complex operational groups to high performance during competitive and high change periods.
Prior to being named to his current role in July 2021, Hentschel served as Vice President of Field Service since 2008 where he created a diverse field operations team of technicians, contractors, dispatch and leadership. Hentschel has served in a variety of roles since joining Cox in 1992, including Director of Field Operations, Director of Broadband Operations, and Supervisor of Network Operations. He was also a Field and Network Technician at Times Mirror Cable.
He proudly served in the United States Marine Corp from 1985 to 1993 at NAS Pensacola, Florida, MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii and MCAS Tustin, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. and serves on the board of the USS Midway Museum. Hentschel also supports FourBlock, a nonprofit that offers career readiness and professional network opportunities for veterans. Hentschel served on the board of the Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA from 2005 to 2019, as well as the National Armed Services YMCA board from 2013 to 2015. He has also served as president of the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.
In 2009, the Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA honored him with the Civilian Volunteer of the Year award. In 2010, Hentschel was recognized by Cox employees with a company Champion of Cox Culture Award for his integrity, work ethic, and commitment to customers and employees.