Craig Cowden currently serves as SVP, Wireless Technology at Charter Communications. In his current role, Cowden leads the network architecture and engineering of all wireless initiatives at Charter, including next generation network planning, mobility service architectures and all Wifi variants. Cowden is responsible for next gen wireless initiatives including 5G fixed and mobile technologies. Mobility services include Wifi-first MVNO architectures, including licensed small cell traffic offload.
Cowden previously served as Chief Network Officer & SVP, Enterprise Solutions at Bright House Networks. Cowden was responsible for the engineering and operations for all video, data, voice and wireless services. Cowden also led the direct sales, engineering, product management, and marketing for all fiber-based commercial services. Cowden was previously employed at Sprint for 16 years, in a variety of management roles in wireless network engineering and operations.
Cowden holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Kansas.