CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 2, 2015--
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) today announced the election of Martin
J. Yudkovitz as a director of the Company.
Until his recent retirement, Mr. Yudkovitz, 61, led The Walt Disney
Company Strategic Innovation Group, which identifies and develops new
businesses for Disney across all of its business lines and manages the
corporate-wide process for strategic business innovation.
Prior to that role, Mr. Yudkovitz served as Senior Vice President for
Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Disney, starting in June
Prior to joining Disney, Mr. Yudkovitz was President of TiVo, the
pioneering DVR innovator.
Mr. Yudkovitz was previously a long-time senior executive at NBC,
working in virtually all areas of the business and on almost all of
NBC’s major strategic projects during his 20 years at the company. Among
the positions he held at NBC were President of NBC Business Development,
Founder and President of NBC Digital Media, and Executive Vice President
of NBC, Inc.
He was among the small initial team that developed and launched CNBC,
NBC’s first cable network. Mr. Yudkovitz was also the primary designer
of the innovative partnership with Microsoft that formed MSNBC, NBC’s
second cable network.
Mr. Yudkovitz joined NBC in 1983, briefly serving as Senior Counsel in
the Law Department, before moving to NBC Sports, where he led business
affairs for both the Seoul and Barcelona Olympics, for which he won an
Mr. Yudkovitz is a Senior Fellow at Duke University’s Fuqua/Coach K
Center on Leadership and Ethics, a Dean’s Fellow at the University of
Virginia Darden School of Business and an Adjunct Professor of UVA’s
McIntire School of Commerce.
About Cincinnati Bell Inc.
With headquarters in
Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated
communications solutions - including local and long distance voice,
data, high-speed internet and video - that keep residential and business
customers in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and
with the world. In addition, enterprise customers across the United
States rely on CBTS, a wholly-owned subsidiary, for efficient, scalable
office communications systems and end-to-end IT solutions. Cincinnati
Bell owns approximately 11 percent of CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), which is
held in the form of CyrusOne common stock and CyrusOne LP partnership
units. CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class,
carrier-neutral data center properties and provides mission-critical
data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation
of IT infrastructure for its customers. For more information, please
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