Chief Executive Officer
These are exciting times for WOW!, helping customers and businesses link to the world through communications, information and entertainment. Every day, I am energized by our team’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to delighting every customer, every time. Our combination of technological leadership, customer focus, and a workplace culture that values all employees, positions us as a leader in the industry – creating new businesses and bringing people together like no other.
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Teresa Elder is WOW!’s chief executive officer, leading the cable company as it delights customers by providing one of the fastest Internet services and best-in-class customer service.
Teresa has more than 20 years of experience growing companies into billion-dollar enterprises, while building strong teams with a passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences. She is a veteran of the telecom, wireless and cable industries, having led some of the world’s top companies, including Clearwire (now Sprint), Vodafone Ireland, AT&T Broadband (now Comcast), MediaOne, and US WEST.
Teresa is committed to her community and to improving the quality of life for others. She serves on multiple boards, including as a member of C-SPAN’s board of directors and as a trustee for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
She has been a Stanford University Graduate School of Business board member since 2012 and was the chair from 2016 – 2018. She was also a member of the Board of Advisors of the university’s MSx Program and Steering Committee to Stanford Women on Boards.
Chief Technology Officer
The growth and transformation of our industry energizes me. As a broadband provider with a highly capable network, WOW!’s innovative products and services give customers choices for how, when and where they consume information and entertainment.
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Henry joined WOW! as chief technology officer in January 2020 bringing more than 20 years of experience as an engineering and technical operations executive in the telecommunications industry.
He was most recently the senior vice president of engineering operations for residential and business services for Time Warner Cable where he managed strategic and operational oversight of network design, deployment, operations and expansion. Prior to his tenure at Time Warner Cable, he held multiple leadership positions at Adelphia Communications Corporation.
Chief Commercial Officer
At WOW! we enable our customers to choose how they experience the world outside their four walls by providing them reliably fast internet and whole-home wi-fi services. We design our products and services to fit your lifestyle and budget. We genuinely care about serving you and giving you the best experience possible. I love going to work each day where we live by our values - Respect, Integrity, Spirit of Service and Accountability - and share a commitment to our customers and to each other.
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As chief commercial officer, Shannon is responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives and activities to generate growth and delight WOW! customers.
Shannon has more than 25 years of experience guiding and motivating teams to serve customers and develop new markets and products in the media, telecom, and entertainment sectors. She led customer operations, marketing, sales and digital strategy leadership positions at Fox Corporation, Discovery Communications, CenturyLink and DirecTV/AT&T.
Shannon holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration/Marketing and Economics from California State University, Long Beach.
Chief Customer Experience Officer
Customers are at the center of all we do at WOW!. We take pride in treating our customers as neighbors, not numbers—and truly we are neighbors. Many of our employees live, work and play in the communities we serve. We are focused on delivering the WOW! experience one community, one connection, one customer at a time through our people, technology and solutions that matter most to our customers.
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As chief customer experience officer, Don Schena has responsibility for WOW!’s strategy and vision for all customer-facing functions.
Don has more than 25 years of senior-level experience in the telecommunications industry, having previously served as senior vice president at Clearwire, Comcast, AT&T and MediaOne. In his roles at Comcast and AT&T, he oversaw up to 5,000 employees and more than 2 million customers. In addition, he served as chief operating officer at Simple Star where he led strategy execution and managed finance, human resources, customer care, business development and partner management functions.
Don brings to WOW! an impressive track record of building and managing customer relationships and delivering advanced products and services to customers.
Chief Information Officer
WOW! has been providing our communities with customer-focused products and services for more than 20 years. Our focus on exceptional customer service is what makes us different and what inspires my determination to bring innovative products and services to our customers.
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Bill is WOW!’s chief information officer with responsibility for leading the company’s IT, technology transformation, and program management teams. Bill is focused on delivering best-in-class technologies that enable an industry-leading customer experience and world-class products and services.
Bill is an entrepreneurial executive with more than 25 years of technology, operations, human resources and business development experience in the cable, business services and healthcare industries. His broad experience includes executive roles with AT&T Broadband (now Comcast), Teletech (now TTEC), Hewitt Associates (now AON), ProNerve (now SpecialtyCare), WCG Partners, and Cochlear.
Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing as well as a master’s degree in Information Systems from the University of Colorado. He also received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
The ‘fuel’ that drives WOW! is its culture - a culture that is characterized by courage, teamwork and a singular focus on ‘delighting’ the customer. Being a part of such an organization gives meaning to the phrase ‘the whole is greater than the sum of the parts’.
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As general counsel and secretary for WOW!, Craig is responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs. Craig has provided legal services to the cable industry throughout the nation for more than 20 years. Before joining WOW!’s in 2000, he led the cable and telecommunications practice group of Howard & Howard Attorneys, PC.
Craig received his B.A. from Amherst College, an M.Sc. from Trinity College, Dublin, and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame.
Chief Human Resources Officer
I am passionate about helping people thrive, as individuals and as members of our WOW! team. It’s exciting to be a part of a company that understands how its people are at the heart of delivering great customer experiences and successful business results. I am both excited and humbled to be a part of the WOW! team, continuously learning and innovating to improve what we do and how we do it.
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As chief human resources officer for WOW!, David brings more than 30 years of experience transforming HR functions to be strategic drivers for business performance through top talent who are valued, well trained, and recognized for the work they do to make organizations thrive. He is a veteran of the telecom, wireless and cable industries, having been the top HR executive in organizations such as MediaOne (now Comcast) and Adelphia (now Comcast and Time Warner).
David attended the University of Colorado where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business and a master’s degree in Management and Organizational Development. David also received a Doctor of Behavioral Health degree from Arizona State University.
David is committed to his community, with a focus on improving the mental health of people in Colorado. He is an active volunteer and former board member for Maria Droste Counseling, a community mental health agency in Denver.
Chief Financial Officer
WOW! is more than a cable company. We’re a better broadband services provider. We are committed to the success of our broadband network and to providing innovative solutions to help our customers access news, information and entertainment when, where and how they want.
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As chief financial officer, John leads the financial, accounting and investor relations teams and guides the company’s operational efficiency.
John has more than 36 years of finance, accounting and operational experience. Prior to joining WOW!, Mr. Rego served as CFO for Telaria, Inc. (sold to the Rubicon Project), and prior to that was CFO for Virgin Galactic. He also served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for Vonage Holdings Corp. for nearly eight years as they substantially grew their customer base.
Mr. Rego received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.