Jim Chiddix - Strategic Advisor
Jim Chiddix serves on the boards of directors at Virgin Media, ARRIS, Dycom Industries, and Symmetricom. He served as Chairman and CEO at OpenTV Corp. from 2004 to 2007.
Prior to joining OpenTV, Jim was President at Mystro TV, a division of Time Warner Inc. Mystro developed an early server-based personal video recording and time-shifting service. Before starting Mystro, Jim was Chief Engineer and Chief Technical Officer at Time Warner Cable for 15 years, where he was responsible for technology strategy, engineering and R&D.
Before joining Time Warner's corporate office, Jim held a variety of engineering and operating positions with two cable companies in Hawaii, Oceanic Cable and Waianae Cablevision. He also established a start-up in Honolulu, CRC Electronics, Inc., which manufactured automated commercial insertion systems.
Jim was inducted into the Cable Television Pioneers in 1991 and the Cable Hall of Fame in 2007.