​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

Cox Enterprises began in 1898 when three-term Ohio Governor James M. Cox bought what is now The Dayton Daily News. Today, Cox Enterprises is a leading communications and automotive services company. The company remains privately held, with independent board members. Cox Enterprises’ board includes Cox family members Jim Kennedy, Alex Taylor and Henry Parry-Okeden. Based in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises has nearly $20 billion in revenues and nearly 50,000 employees.​


James C. Kennedy

Chairman, Cox Enterprises

Alex Taylor

President and Chief Executive Officer, Cox Enterprises

John M. Dyer

Board Member, Cox Enterprises

Michael J. Ahearn

Managing Partner, True North Venture Partners, L.P.

Henry Parry-Okeden

Co-founder, InvitedHome

Janet M. Clarke

President and Founder, Clarke Littlefield LLC

Byron D. Trott

Founder, Chairman and CEO, BDT & Company

James C. "Rad" Weaver

CEO and Chairman, CW Interests

Christopher J. Williams

Chairman and CEO, The Williams Capital Group L.P.

Board of Directors