Leadership > Brian Sweeney
Cablevision Systems Corporation
As president of Cablevision Systems Corporation, Brian Sweeney works closely with the Company's chief executive officer, James L. Dolan, on the long-term strategic direction and the overall management of the Company. Mr. Sweeney also works closely with the executive leadership team on the day-to-day oversight of Cablevision's operations. In this role, Mr Sweeney maintains direct oversight of the Company's key strategic initiatives, the engineering, technology and business intelligence groups as well as Cablevision's local media properties, including Newsday Media Group and News 12 Networks.
Most recently, Mr. Sweeney served as senior executive vice president, strategy and chief of staff to the CEO, overseeing corporate strategy and the Company's growth initiatives as well as the long-term planning process. Working closely with the CEO, Mr. Sweeney has driven operational efficiency and strategic alignment across all areas of the Company.
Prior to this role, Mr. Sweeney served as senior vice president, e-media, where he helped to develop and execute the Company's technology and engineering objectives. He also provided development and operational support for Cablevision's interactive and mobile applications, its broadband video delivery systems, and the consumer-oriented websites.
A long-time Cablevision executive, Mr. Sweeney began his career in 1993 at Cablevision's programming division Rainbow Media (now AMC Networks) as vice president of information systems. While in this role, he was responsible for all application development and information systems support for the Rainbow-managed cable networks.
Mr. Sweeney received his MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Virginia. He serves as a member of Cablevision's board of directors, and is also on the board of directors for AMC Networks, The Madison Square Garden Company and C-SPAN.