Colleen Schmidt

Colleen Schmidt is senior vice president, human resources business partner and head of total rewards for Cablevision Systems Corporation.  Ms. Schmidt is responsible for executing significant organizational and HR initiatives across the company in order to foster a skilled, high-performing workforce. This includes working with senior leadership to design, develop and drive people solutions that support business priorities.


Prior to joining Cablevision in 2013, Ms. Schmidt was vice president of global talent management for Arrow Electronics, a provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing. In that position, she was responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of a full-spectrum global talent management function, including talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, and organizational effectiveness, engagement and inclusion. Previously, she held HR positions of increasing responsibility at various companies, including Marsh Inc, an insurance brokerage and risk management firm, as well as at Home Box Office Inc. and T.  Rowe Price Associates, Inc..


Ms. Schmidt received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Virginia and has studied for a master’s (pending thesis) in counseling psychology from Loyola University Maryland.