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December 1, 2008

CableFAX: 31. Family Affair: Bob Miron, Steve Miron, Nomi Bergman

Bob Miron
Title: Chairman and CEO, Advance/Newhouse

Steve Miron

Title: CEO, Bright House Networks

Nomi Bergman
Title: President, Bright House Networks
Last Year: #27 (Bob)
Ages: 158 (combined)

Why Them? With 2.3mln subs, Bright House is firmly entrenched as the 6th largest cable op. It’s the hard work of this father-son-daughter trio that keeps it there. Believing in being on the cutting edge, they invested with Comcast and TW Cable in Sprint’s Clearwire WiMax JV. Last fall they oversaw the rollout of switched digital video. Bright House also grew digital phone subs by more than 50% last year and passed the 600K sub mark, processing 200mln+ calls/month.

Proud Moment: Bright House Networks was honored at Kaitz as a Diversity Champion for creating the first 24-hr Spanish-language news channel.

Last Books Read: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (Steve), The Long Tail by Chris Anderson (Nomi)

Favorite Food: Chocolate ice cream (unanimous)

Favorite music: Steve and Nomi like Coldplay recently. Bob likes Coldpacks recently.

Best Business Advice Received: Listen to Nomi (unanimous)

I Wish My Kids Would... Listen to their father (Bob)

Favorite TV Show: The Big Idea (Nomi), Curb Your Enthusiasm (Steve), The Deadliest Catch (Bob)

Favorite Part of the Job: Coming to work Monday mornings (unanimous)

Least Favorite: Going home Fridays

Biggest Cable Challenge: Taking proper care of customers in increasingly complex times

Least Favorite Phrase: “Let’s look at this Powerpoint.”

Trait You Most Admire in People: Optimism

Favorite Sports Team: Syracuse football is no longer technically considered a sports team (you have to win some games to be considered a sports team)

Nomi Bergman

Favorite Food(s):  M&Ms

Drink of Choice:  Inexpensive red wine

Favorite Music:  At the moment, Viva la Vida by Coldplay

Unnecessary Luxury I Like Most Is:  Rocky Mountain Skiing

Favorite TV Show:  Gilmore Girls (I have 3 daughters, and we enjoy watching it together)

Favorite Part of My Job Is:   The wonderful people with whom I have the good fortune of working

Cable’s Biggest Challenge is:   How to evolve so that we are embracing the strong current of important technology changes which will impact our customers’ choices …

My Philosophy Of Life Is:   “Decide … whether the goal is worth the risk involved.  If it is, stop worrying.”  (this is a favorite quote, of my daughter, Rebecca and mine, by Amelia Earhart)

I Wish My Kids Would: Grow up to have very full, happy and healthy lives

My Favorite Word Is: Giggle

My Least Favorite Word Is: Pathetic

The Trait You Most Admire In People Is:   (sorry, I cannot list only one!):   Intelligence, “can do” optimism, great execution, kindness and warmth

My Hero Is:  Colin Powell


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