|Debora J. Wilson|
ARRIS Board Committees: Compensation Committee (Chairperson)
Principal occupation and recent business experience: Ms. Wilson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer (2004 through 2009) of The Weather Channel Inc., a leading multi-platform media organization. Prior to becoming the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Weather Channel, Ms. Wilson held other positions, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 2004. From 1979 through 1994, Ms. Wilson worked for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) and held management positions in network operations and new product development.
Other directorships: Markel Corporation and InterNap Network Services, Inc.
Director skills and qualifications: Ms. Wilson brings more than 30 years of business experience in the cable television and telecommunications industries, most recently as chief executive officer of The Weather Channel Inc. In addition to her executive management background in the media industry, Ms. Wilson has extensive sales, marketing and product development experience with new technologies and corporate strategy, which provides a useful perspective to the Board from the media and content business point of view.