Richard Cox, Jr. was recently named Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises. In this role, he provides oversight and direction to corporate IT and business leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunities for data analytics and business intelligence, development and support, infrastructure, security and technical services. This is Cox’s first role as CIO of a company, though he had previously served as Chief Operations Officer of the City of Atlanta.
Dallas Clement, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cox Enterprises noted when reflecting on Cox’s appointment, “Richard’s leadership skills and ability to build strong, productive relationships with corporate and technology partners will help us drive innovation and adapt to the evolving needs of our businesses. We’re thrilled to begin the next phase of our technology journey with Richard at the helm.”