Cablevision Systems Corp. reported the appointment of David Dibble as chief technology officer.
According to a release from the company, Dibble most recently served as Advisor to the CEO at Yahoo and previously was the company's executive vice president of Central Technology. He will report to Cablevision Chief Executive Officer James L. Dolan.
In this newly created role, Dibble, 54, will be accountable for enhancing Cablevision's technology infrastructure and implementing an enterprise-wide approach to data architecture. He will manage the Corporate Engineering, Information Technology, Network Operations and Software teams as well as oversee a range of systems including customer service information systems, corporate financial systems, business intelligence and more. Additionally, he will collaborate with other Cablevision executives to fully exploit Cablevision's WiFi network and to support the design and development of current and future products and services.
Dibble will work closely with Dolan, President Brian Sweeney and Chief Operating Officer Kristin Dolan, bringing together technology, operations and strategy to drive growth. Long-time Cablevision technology executive Wilt Hildenbrand will continue to serve as Senior Advisor for the company.
"David is a seasoned technologist and business leader with decades of experience in developing and advancing sustainable technology platforms at massive scale across multiple industries. His expertise will significantly impact the future direction of Cablevision's technology and data solutions, which will facilitate the development of innovative products and services, including WiFi. David joins a growing team of new leaders at the company who collectively are helping to advance Cablevision's evolution into a leading connectivity company that delivers a superior customer experience," said Dolan.
Dibble commented, "Cablevision has an incredibly sophisticated and advanced technology organization with tremendous potential and opportunity. I look forward to collaborating with Jim and the entire senior management team to create an ambitious technology roadmap that will further our goal of better serving our customers."
Dibble spent the past six years at Yahoo in multiple executive roles. As executive vice president of Central Technology, he was responsible for all aspects of design, science, platforms, engineering and operations of the global technical infrastructure. During his tenure at Yahoo, he designed and built the world's most efficient data center in record time. He also helped unify the central technology and core platforms groups into one centralized team to improve efficiencies and achieve greater alignment.
Cablevision Systems Corp. is a media and telecommunications company.
((Comments on this story may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org))