General Counsel and Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer
As General Counsel and Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, Mr. Olsen is responsible for all legal affairs for the company as well as the Government and Regulatory Affairs, Community Affairs, and ESG functions.
Previously, as General Counsel and Board Secretary since 2019, Mr. Olsen led Altice USA’s legal affairs, responsible for all legal activities, litigation, transactions, compliance and corporate governance.
Prior to the acquisition of Cablevision by Altice, he held the position of Senior Vice President, Legal Regulatory and Legislative Affairs at Cablevision, overseeing the company’s public policy and legislative, regulatory legal strategy at the FCC, Congress, and before state and local government.
Mr. Olsen joined Cablevision in 2001 as Vice President for Government Affairs. Previously, he was Deputy General Counsel at Northpoint Communications in San Francisco, General Attorney at AT&T, Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Francisco and commercial litigator at Folger, Levin.
Mr. Olsen is a former clerk to the US District Court in Los Angeles and graduate of Georgetown University (JD) and Loyola Marymount University (BBA).