John Bickham is President and Chief Operating Officer at Charter Communications. Mr. Bickham joined Charter as Executive Vice President and COO in 2012. Mr. Bickham’s operational expertise has helped Charter navigate substantial growth in recent years as the fastest growing cable company in the nation. He was named President in July 2016 when transactions with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks closed.
Mr. Bickham joined Charter from Cablevision Systems Corporation (currently part of Altice USA), where he served as President of Cable and Communications. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bickham was Executive Vice President for Time Warner Cable with corporate responsibility for several large markets. Mr. Bickham was a founding executive of KBLCOM in 1986, a cable company that partnered with American Television and Communications, a predecessor company of Time Warner Cable.
Mr. Bickham serves on the Cable Center Board and was honored with the industry’s Vanguard Award for Cable Operations Management in 2007.
He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Texas A&I, now known as Texas A&M-Kingsville.