Himesh Bhise

Himesh Bhise is a results-oriented business builder with deep operating experience. He has managed complex businesses, working across functions and geographies to build distinctive products and deliver superior operating results. His unique background as an experienced management consultant and company executive has led him to develop a broad perspective and take leadership roles in M&A, product development, sales, and marketing.

Mr. Bhise was a senior operating executive at Charter Communications (one of the largest cable companies in the US) where he was the General Manager of its High Speed Internet business - the largest contributor to the growth and turnaround of the company's bottom line. He grew that business from $800 million in revenues and 1.7 million subscribers to $1.4 billion in revenues and 2.7 million subscribers, achieving industry-leading growth. He also launched initiatives in advanced advertising, broadband video, and new marketing channels. His successful growth of these businesses was a critical driver of the company's EBITDA turnaround from one of the laggards to peer-like performance in four years.

Prior to Charter, Mr. Bhise was at America Online, where he was the Vice-President/ General Manager of AOL Mobile. He grew this business by 3X working with carriers, OEM's, and developers around the world.

Earlier, Mr. Bhise was an Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company in Washington DC where during his seven years he advised numerous clients in the US on strategy and marketing.

Mr. Bhise obtained his undergraduate degree in India and has an MA in economics from Temple University. He also has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.