|Mediacom's CEO Rocco Commisso receives painting from renowned artist James Fiorentino
James was commissioned to create an original painting (30 x 40) on the life of Rocco which was presented to him at a private grand opening at Medicom's new building.
Rocco B. Commisso is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mediacom Communications Corporation, the 8th largest cable television company in the United States. Born in Calabria, Italy, Commisso immigrated to the United States at age 12. He attended Columbia University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and also a master's degree in Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He was a member of Columbia's varsity soccer team; elected president of the business school student body; and was the recipient of the prestigious Business School Service Award. In 2004, on the 250th anniversary of Columbia's founding, the school's newspaper listed Commisso among Columbia's 250 greatest undergraduate alumni of all time.