Joiava Philpott

Joiava Philpott is Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs for Cox Communications. She is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of regulatory strategies impacting voice, video, and broadband products. In this role, Joiava also provides legal counsel to internal business clients and she leads Cox’s policy and advocacy efforts before state regulatory agencies and provides support on federal legislation and proceedings at the Federal Communications Commission.

Prior to joining Cox, Joiava served as General Counsel of AstroTurf, LLC and also worked for Charter Communications, Inc., as its Corporate Vice-President and Senior Counsel of Government Affairs. Joiava serves her community and profession through work with numerous organizations including Girl Scouts and the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Joiava has been recognized as an In-House Legal Counsel Woman of Color to Watch by Diversity & the Bar Magazine and listed amongst The Most Influential Minorities in Cable by Cable Fax Magazine.

She received a B.S., in Business Management from Hampton University, and her M.B.A. and J.D. from the American University, in Washington, DC.  Joiava is a BMLI fellow of Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT). She completed an Executive Education Program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, as well as the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.  Joiava enjoys spending family time with her husband, daughter, and two Labrador Retrievers, “Hugs & Kisses.”