Executive Vice President, Chief People & Operations Officer, Cox Enterprises
Jill Campbell is the executive vice president and chief people and operations officer for Cox Enterprises, a private, family-owned company based in Atlanta, Georgia, with $21 billion in annual revenues and more than 50,000 employees. In her role, Campbell leads the real estate, aviation, people solutions, facilities, security and corporate affairs departments.
Previously, Campbell served as executive vice president and chief operations officer of Cox Communications. In this role, she oversaw the company’s day-to-day operations, ensuring companywide alignment with competitive strategies to enhance marketplace execution and grow the company’s 6 million residential and commercial customers.
Campbell joined Cox in 1982 as director of communications in Oklahoma City, where she also served as customer service manager and acting general manager. She later served in several roles for Cox operations, including vice president and general manager for Cox’s Bakersfield, Calif., and Santa Barbara, Calif., operations; vice president of customer operations for Cox in Phoenix; and vice president and general manager for Cox’s Las Vegas operation. In 2001, she was promoted to senior vice president of operations for the Eastern Division, and in 2011, she expanded her role to oversee operations for the company’s entire field operations.
A graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Campbell also earned an MBA from Oklahoma City University. She is currently on the board of directors for the Atlanta History Center, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Power, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum.
She previously served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations, including United Way, Boys & Girls Club of America, YMCA, Woodruff Arts Center, Girl Talk and the WICT Foundation. She also served on the boards of the California, Arizona and Nevada cable television associations. In April 2017, Campbell was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame. In 2004, Campbell received the Atlanta Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Woman of the Year Award, and in 2008, she was honored by WICT as its national Woman of the Year. She was ranked number two in Cablefax’s 2015 Most Powerful Women in Cable. In 2020, Campbell was honored with the Alumni of the Year Award from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She is married with three children and two granddaughters.