John K. Billock was named Vice Chairman and COO of Time Warner Cable in October, 2001. He served in this capacity until July, 2005. The company’s President reported to John as did the areas of Corporate Development, Marketing, Advertising Sales, Corporate Affairs, and Local Programming. Prior to joining the cable company, he was President, U.S. Network Group for Home Box Office. He held that position from July, 1997. Reporting to then Chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Bewkes, Billock was responsible for Affiliate Sales and Operations, Marketing, Satellite Services, Program planning and Research, Technology Operations, and Interactive Ventures.
John joined HBO in 1978 as Marketing Manager. Rising to the position of Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, he as was responsible for all sales and marketing activities for both the HBO and Cinemax networks.
John holds a B.A. degree in English and Religion from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Boston University.