Cox Communications has named Sujata Gosalia executive vice president and chief strategy officer, effective Jan 2.
Gosalia will oversee existing strategy and new business development organizations and be responsible for strategic business planning, competitive assessments, marketplace evaluations and new growth opportunities.
She has more than 15 years experience, most recently as senior vice president of strategy for Sodexo, a B2B services company, where she drove a global transformation in the company’s corporate services segment. Gosalia previously served as a partner in the communications, media and technology practice of the international consulting firm Oliver Wyman, where she also served as head of the firm’s New York office. She was also senior vice president of marketing at Neustar, a cloud-based information and analytics company, where she was responsible for marketing strategy and offer innovation across the company’s product portfolio.
"The communications, connectivity, and entertainment needs of our customers are evolving rapidly,” Cox president Pat Esser said in a statement. “Sujata brings a great diversity of perspective as we explore new strategies to meet those needs. Her experience will be a key asset as we set priorities, pursue growth and continue new business development for our company."
Gosalia holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and international studies from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a master’s degree in politics of the world economy from the London School of Economics. She serves as a board member of the national non-profit organization South Asian-Americans Leading Together.