Executive Vice President, Architecture, Development & Engineering
Mike Hayashi is Executive Vice President–Architecture, Development & Engineering for Time Warner Cable. Since joining Time Warner Cable in 1992, Mr. Hayashi has been the creative engineering force behind most of Time Warner Cable’s technological endeavors. His contributions include involvement in digital television, Video on Demand, HD and DVRs. He is currently responsible for all engineering development activities that include broadband, digital phone, digital video and web development within Time Warner Cable.
Mr. Hayashi joined Time Warner Cable as Vice President–International Development, where he guided external technology partners in advanced technology product development as part of the then-newly-formed Time Warner Entertainment unit.
Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, Mr. Hayashi held various positions at Scientific-Atlanta in Georgia, including Vice President of Video Product Line and Marketing Director, Interdiction and International Markets. There he developed requirements for the first integrated electronic program guide and achieved the #1 market share slot in the U.K. and the #3 slot in Japan. Mr. Hayashi started his career at Pioneer Communications of America as Staff Engineer for Warner Cable’s Qube project.
Mr. Hayashi graduated from St. Joseph College in Yokohama, Japan, in 1974, earned a B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif., in 1978, and an MBA from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, in 1986. He is a member of CableLabs “OpenCable” initiative and Chairman of the “OpenCable” Certification Board.
Time Warner Cable is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the U.S., connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other.