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Since taking the helm in 2018, Cox Enterprises President and Chief Executive Officer Alex Taylor has led the company's core operating businesses in broadband, automotive services and media through significant transformation while also strengthening its employee-centric and customer-focused culture.
Alex has cultivated a commitment to innovation amongst Cox’s nearly 50,000 employees around the globe. He's empowered company leaders to invest in Cox's businesses to better serve customers, while also championing new investments and mergers and acquisitions in companies focused on wireless connectivity, electric vehicle production and energy and waste reduction. Guided by his leadership, the private, family-owned company has invested nearly $1 billion in sustainable businesses and technologies.
Alex has infused an even greater sense of purpose into the 123-year-old company with his vision to Empower People Today to Build a Better Future for the Next Generation. The great-grandson of three-term Ohio Governor James M. Cox, who founded the company in 1898, Alex serves on Cox Enterprises’ board of directors and has held numerous positions during his 22-year career.
Alex is chairman of the Atlanta Committee for Progress and serves as a board member of the Food Well Alliance and PATH Foundation. Alex also is a member of the Carter Center Board of Councilors, the Vanderbilt Board of Trust and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Board.
Alex earned his bachelor's degree in science with a focus on human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University and lives with his family in Atlanta.