Asheesh Saksena is executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Cox Communications. He is responsible for corporate strategy, strategic partnerships and incubating new businesses.
Saksena has over 20 years of experience in strategy and operations. Prior to Cox, Saksena served as deputy chief strategy officer and senior vice president at Time Warner Cable, responsible for corporate strategy and business development. Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, he was a partner at Accenture where he was responsible for strategy practice serving cable and wireless service providers. During his tenure at Accenture, Saksena won the prestigious Ken Ernst Award for Strategy & Innovation twice, published extensive thought leadership and co-lead the global strategic initiative on Innovation and New Product Development.
Saksena began his career with the Tata Group as an Officer of Tata Administrative Service. His tenure included several management positions, with his last assignment being President of TataFone.
Saksena is a mechanical engineer from BITS, Pilani and earned a Master of Business Administration from University of Delhi’s Faculty of Management Studies.