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Sven Gerjets

Former CIO, Time Warner Cable

Most recently Sven was the CIO at Time Warner Cable where he led the information technology and cyber security functions for the company. He delivered critical technology initiatives allowing the company to post record breaking customer acquisition and revenue growth numbers. He led the technology team through the nearly $60 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition by Charter Communications.

Prior to Time Warner Cable, Sven was the CTO at Pearson Education where he led the product and platform engineering teams to provide a single, unified focus and set of accountabilities for technology development and growth as well as serve as a strategic partner on improved quality of our technical solutions here at Pearson.

Prior to Pearson, Sven was the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at DIRECTV, the number 1 pay video provider in the world with 37 million customers across the Americas and revenues in excess of $29 billion dollars.  Prior to joining DIRECTV, Sven was Director of Global Consumer IT at Symantec. At Symantec, Sven was responsible for delivering all IT solutions and infrastructure needs to the global consumer business unit, which generated more than $2 billion in revenue.  Before joining Symantec, Sven co-founded Genetimedic, an online health education company that developed and marketed lifeclick.com.  Earlier he spent 14 years in various leadership positions at McCaw Cellular/AT&T Wireless. 

Sven holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kennedy-Western University and completed Harvard Business School’s elite Advanced Management Program. 

Latest from Sven Gerjets

Recently I have been advising a startup called Quantum Metric on their go to market strategy. Their product allows companies to quickly identify revenue impacting issues on their website through predictive analytics and creates the ability to play back user sessions for rapid troubleshooting. This opportunity has forced me to really think about why purely digital...