David Kline

EVP & President, Spectrum Reach at Charter Communications

David Kline is the current EVP & President of Spectrum Reach at Charter Communications. Prior to this, they served as the Chief Operating Officer at Ensequence from August 2012 to July 2015. David was responsible for overseeing the day to day sales and marketing effort to acquire distributors, cable networks and advertisers for Ensequence's interactive advertising and cable network promotion products (ADCONNEQT+ and PROMOTIONS+) and their in-programming interactivity application (RATINGS+). David was also the key architect for the go-to-market sales strategy for ADCONNEQT+, including revenue sharing, Cost Per Lead pricing and call to action responses (text messaging, short codes, postal, etc.).

Before their time at Ensequence, David served as President/COO of Cablevison Media Sales Corporation from July 1997 to April 2012. At Cablevision, David was responsible for day-to-day management with P&L responsibility for all six of Cablevision Media Sales' divisions, consisting of 680 employees in 24 offices with $1.1 billion in annual sales. David was also responsible for ad sales business units consisting of New York Interconnect, News 12 Ad Sales, Cablevision Local Ad Sales, Advanced Advertising (digital, VOD, addressable), AMC Networks (AMC, IFC, WEtv and Sundance) and Newsday Media Group. In addition, David managed shared services for all business units (marketing, finance, technology, communications, and customer management systems).

During their time at Cablevision, David developed key business/operating strategies, including entering new lines of business (on-line, on-demand, targeted tv), building organizational structures/staffing and designing rate card structures. David also constructed annual operating budgets for all revenue and expenses including quarterly forecasts. Furthermore, David designed and implemented annual compensation plans for all six divisional ad sales businesses. In addition to all of this, David partnered and collaborated with key corporate departments, including Human Resources, Legal, Investor Relations, Finance and Technology. Lastly, they served as spokesperson for trade articles, industry speaking engagements, panels, and investor seminars.

David Kline's educational career began with a Bachelor of Arts in Personalized Study Program from The Ohio State University, focusing on Business, Marketing, and Social Sciences. Afterward, they pursued a career in Business Administration and Management, General.

Their manager is Thomas M. Rutledge, Chairman & CEO. They are on a team with Tom Montemagno - EVP, Programming Acquisition, Stephanie Mitchko-Beale - EVP, CTO, and David G. Ellen - Senior EVP.

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