Four senior technology leaders will provide their perspectives on new technologies, modern infrastructure and operations management in the cable industry during an executive technologist panel at the opening session of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 next month.
Nomi Bergman, president of Bright House Networks; Charlotte Field, senior vice president of infrastructure and operations at Comcast Cable Communications; Carol Hevey, executive vice president of the East Region at Time Warner Cable; and Yvette Kanouff, executive vice president of engineering and technology at Cablevision Systems. The discussion will be moderated by analyst Leslie Ellis.
Part of a wide-ranging Opening General Session, the panel will follow a keynote conversation between renowned entrepreneur and inventor Dean Kamen and Mike LaJoie, executive vice president and CTO of Time Warner Cable.
In addition, a panel addressing the needs of small- and mid-size operators will include: Michael Giobbi, CTO of Armstrong; Wade Holmes, vice president of technology for BendBroadband; Joseph Jensen, CTO of Buckeye CableSystem; Kelly Rehm, technical operations manager and general manager of Massillon Cable TV/Clear Picture; and moderator Ken Wright, principal of Wright Solutions and technology advisor to NCTC.
“The members of the ‘Technology and operations leadership’ panel represent some of the best minds in our industry,” said Jim Ludington, executive vice president of network national operations for Time Warner Cable and chairman of the Cable-Tec Expo 2012 Program Committee. “Their collective insights will be invaluable in helping attendees envision the next-generation workforce and what tomorrow’s technology will look like, as well as what is needed to drive the innovation essential to our future success.”
Separately, for a limited time, the SCTE is offering members discounts of more than $100 off the pre-registration rate. Nonmembers who join SCTE for $68 are immediately eligible for the member pre-registration discount.