​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

Cox Enterprises began in 1898 when three-term Ohio Governor James M. Cox bought what is now The Dayton Daily News. Today, Cox Enterprises is a leading communications and automotive services company. The company remains privately held, with independent board members. Cox Enterprises’ board includes Cox family members Jim Kennedy, Alex Taylor and Henry Parry-Okeden. Based in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises has nearly $20 billion in revenues and nearly 50,000 employees.​


James C. Kennedy

Chairman Emeritus and Chairman, James M. Cox Foundation

Alex Taylor

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Ahearn

Managing Partner, True North Venture Partners, L.P.

Henry Parry-Okeden

Co-founder, InvitedHome

Janet M. Clarke

President and Founder, Clarke Littlefield LLC

Byron D. Trott

Founder, Chairman and CEO, BDT & Company

James C. "Rad" Weaver

CEO and Chairman, CW Interests

Christopher J. Williams

Chairman and CEO, The Williams Capital Group L.P.

Board of Directors