Joan Gillman is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Media Services for Time Warner Cable. In this role, Ms. Gillman heads up the ad sales force and leads the effort to deliver advanced advertising, data and interactive solutions for advertisers and network partners. She joined Time Warner Cable in May 2005 as Vice President of Interactive TV and Advanced Advertising.
Ms. Gillman has been on the cutting edge of new technology in media and advertising since she first joined the internet industry in 1995. From 1995-1997, she served as Vice President of Marketing for the leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the healthcare industry, Physicians’ Online. From there, she made the jump into Digital TV when she moved to the U.K. and headed up the business development, regulatory and legal teams for British Interactive Broadcasting, the digital and interactive TV joint venture between BSkyB, BT, HSBC and Matsushita. After returning to the U.S. in 2001, Ms. Gillman served as President of Static2358, the interactive TV, games and production subsidiary of OpenTV.
Prior to making the jump to business, Mrs. Gillman worked in politics for former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, serving as his Legislative Director, State Director, Assistant Press Secretary and Legislative Aide.
Ms. Gillman is a member of Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), and is a Betsy Magness Fellow Class XV. In 2009, she was named a "Wonder Woman" by Multichannel News and was named to the CableFax Magazine Sales Hall of Fame. In 2010, she became an Ad Age Woman to Watch. In 2011, she was recognized as the CableFAX Regional and Local Ad Sales of the Year. Joan also serves professionally on the boards of NCC, CAB, IAB, BlackArrow, SeaWell Networks and Adlink, and personally on the boards of The College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, Mass., The City Parks Foundation, New York City, and the David T. Langrock Foundation, Providence, R.I.
She earned a B.A. from The College of the Holy Cross, and an M.A. in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.