Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Dennis Mathew serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, video, and mobile services to approximately 4.7 million residential and business customers across 21 states through its Optimum brand. In addition to the Optimum telecommunications business, Altice USA operates Optimum Media, an advanced advertising and data business, which provides audience-based, multiscreen advertising solutions to local, regional, and national businesses and clients, as well as hyper-local and international news networks through its News 12 and i24NEWS brands.

A telecommunications industry veteran, Mr. Mathew spent 17 years in senior corporate and operational leadership positions at Comcast, leading the company’s largest regions with a focus on all aspects of the residential and commercial businesses for the entire Comcast portfolio of products and services. He oversaw the organization’s strategic, financial, and operational performance in both the Freedom Region and Western New England Region, positioning these regions to become best-in-class for customer experience and employee engagement.

Prior to joining Comcast, he held positions focused on technology risk assessment with both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Andersen/Protiviti.

In addition, Mr. Mathew is a philanthropist and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and chairman of Bloom India, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide high-quality education to the underprivileged throughout India. He is also the founder of ConnectEd, an organization with the goal of providing digital education to children in India, creating innovative learning tools to support those preparing for the future workforce, and has spent the last decade working with non-profit organizations focused on anti-human trafficking efforts.

Mr. Mathew currently serves on the boards of C-SPAN, The Paley Center for Media and the Partnership for New York City.

Mr. Mathew earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.