Chris Bowick retired as CTO from Cox Communications in 2009 after 11 years of service. He joined Cox in 1998 as Vice President, Technology Development, and was named Senior Vice President of Engineering & Chief Technical Officer in 2000. He was responsible for strategic technology planning, day-to-day technical operations, and the development and deployment of technology solutions for the company's video, voice, high speed data and wireless products, including the development and deployment of telecommunications services, such as: circuit-switched telephone, Voice over IP, high-speed data, digital video, HDTV, video-on-demand, and interactive television. He was also responsible for Network Engineering and Network Operations for Cox' nation-wide network infrastructure including its national backbone, Metropolitan Area Networks and HFC networks.
Prior to joining Cox, Chris served as Group Vice President/Technology & Chief Technical Officer for Jones Intercable, Inc., another top-10 MSO, while simultaneously serving as President of Jones Futurex, a designer and manufacturer of triple DES, PC-based hardware encryption devices and also a contract manufacturer. Prior to Jones, he, also, served as Vice President of Engineering for Scientific Atlanta's Transmission Systems Business Division, and as a design engineer for Rockwell International, Collins Avionics Division.
Chris earned an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.