|Julie M. Laulis|
President and Chief Operating Officer
Julie Laulis is President and Chief Operating Officer for Cable ONE. Laulis oversees the company's day-to-day operations, as well as providing leadership for sales, marketing, and technology.
Laulis joined Cable ONE in 1999 as Director of Marketing-NW Division. In 2001, she was named Vice President of Operations for the SW Division, where she was responsible for overall operations of 14 systems, representing approximately 130,000 customers. In 2004, she accepted the additional responsibility for starting up Cable ONE's Phoenix Customer Care Center. Laulis was named Chief Operations Officer in 2008, responsible for the company's three operation divisions and two call centers. In 2012, Laulis was named Chief Operating Officer, adding sales, marketing, and technology to her responsibilities. In 2014 Laulis was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Cable ONE.
Prior to joining Cable ONE, Laulis was with Jones Communications in the Washington, DC area, joining as Marketing Manager. She became Director of Marketing in Jones' Denver headquarters and returned to the DC area as Senior Director of Marketing when Jones became the largest cable operator in the region. Her more than 10-year tenure ended when Jones was purchased by Comcast in 1999. Laulis began her 30-year career in the cable industry with Hauser Communications. She joined as a customer service representative, and later became training coordinator, customer service manager, and then marketing manager.
Laulis graduated cum laude from Indiana University in Bloomington with a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications. She attended the Woman in Cable Television Betsy Magness Leadership Institute in 1998-1999, and graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School in 2002. In 2004 she returned to Harvard to study Business Strategy, and has helped lead Cable ONE's strategic planning since that time.
Throughout her career, Laulis has served in leadership positions for a variety of industry and community organizations, including: Vice President of the Washington/Baltimore Cable Marketing Council; Treasurer of Women in Cable and Telecommunications, DC Chapter; Board Member of the Colorado Cable TV Association; Secretary and Vice President of Women in Cable Television NM-AZ Chapter; and on the Women's Leadership Council - Valley of the Sun United Way. In addition, Cable FAX Magazine has named Laulis one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable for the past five years running.