Alex Taylor

Alex Taylor

President and Chief Executive Officer, Cox Enterprises

Alex Taylor is the president and chief executive officer of Cox Enterprises, a multi-generational family business that started in newspapers and has grown into a leader in the broadband, automotive services and media industries. With nearly 50,000 employees in the United States and abroad, Cox serves millions of customers every day. 

Taylor serves as vice chairman of Cox Enterprises’ board of directors and has held numerous positions across the company during his 21-year career at Cox. As chief operating officer of Cox Enterprises, he oversaw its long-term growth and investment plans and its major subsidiaries — Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group. Prior to this, he served as senior vice president of field operations for Cox Communications and executive vice president of Cox Media Group, where he oversaw television, radio, newspaper and digital properties, and led the creation of the company’s first cross-platform newsroom.   

Giving back and serving local communities is at the heart of the Cox culture. Taylor is the chairman for the Atlanta Committee for Progress and serves as a board member of the Food Well Alliance and PATH Foundation. He’s also a member of the Carter Center Board of Councilors and on the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.