Matt Polka

President & CEO

America's Communications Association

Matt joined the American Cable Association as its first president in 1997. Prior to ACA, he was VP and General Counsel of Star Cable Associates from 1990-97, one of the nation's top-100 multiple-system cable companies, which specialized in the construction, operation and management of smaller, independent cable television systems in seven states. Matt worked on the Board and Executive Committee of the Association as a volunteer from 1993-97, helping to establish ACA in Washington, and then joining in 1997 to create a full-time Members’ organization. Matt, a frequent speaker throughout the cable industry, was named once again in 2018 a member of the CableFAX 100, and in 2009 was named a “Cable Television Pioneer”.