Edward T. Holleran Jr, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Broadband, a Cogeco company, is a veteran of the cable television industry and a pioneer in the development, implementation and delivery of high speed Internet access services. He has spent more than two decades in senior management with Atlantic Broadband, Media One, Continental Cablevision and American Cablesystems.
Most recently, Ed co-founded and served as President and CEO of American Broadband, a facilities-based cable over builder offering competitive cable television and Internet services. He successfully recruited a management team (several of whom have rejoined him here), obtained franchises to build networks to serve over 650,000 homes, and secured vendor and financing commitments to begin operations.
Prior to founding American Broadband, Ed spent more than a decade at Media One and its predecessor company, Continental Cablevision. There, he served as both Vice President of Broadband Data Services and Vice President of New Product Development, where he gained invaluable experience overseeing the planning, development and management of the first high-speed residential Internet access services offered in New England. He also led Media One's corporate high-speed data product group, with operating responsibility for all corporate functions and regional operations across the country.
At Continental Cablevision and American Cablesystems, Ed also managed franchising efforts, system construction, start-up operations, sales, marketing, and system rebuilds for a 400,000-subscriber market, with 400 employees and $100 million in annual revenues.
Ed is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. and is President of the Board of Trustees of a private Catholic secondary school.
Ed is a graduate of Boston College and the Harvard Business School
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