Time Warner Cable, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Robert D. Marcus served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Cable from January 2014 until the completion of the company’s merger with Charter Communications in May 2016. He had served as Time Warner Cable’s President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2010 and as TWC’s Chief Financial Officer from 2008 through mid-2011. He was named to the company’s Board of Directors in July 2013. Mr. Marcus joined Time Warner Cable in August 2005 as Senior Executive Vice President, overseeing corporate groups including mergers and acquisitions, law, business affairs, programming and human resources. From 1998 until he joined Time Warner Cable, Mr. Marcus held various positions at Time Warner Inc., including Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions. From 1990 to 1997, he practiced law at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Mr. Marcus serves on the board of directors of Equifax Inc. and Ocelot Partners Limited. He also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including New Alternatives for Children (NAC), which provides support of birth, foster and adoptive families caring for children with special medical needs; Newark Academy, one of New Jersey’s oldest and most prestigious independent schools; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s oldest and largest non-profit, non-sectarian hospital.
Mr. Marcus received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1990, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an editor of the Columbia Law Review. He earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from Brown University in 1987.