SCTE Names DOCSIS Co-Author as First CTO

The SCTE (www.scte.org) has selected Daniel Howard to be the organization's first chief technology officer. Howard, who co-founded and served as CTO of Broadcom (www.broadcom.com) acquisition Digital Furnace and co-authored DOCSIS specifications, brings to S...

Jul 22nd, 2010
Content Dam Btr Migrated 2010 07 Danielhoward


The SCTE (www.scte.org) has selected Daniel Howard to be the organization's first chief technology officer. Howard, who co-founded and served as CTO of Broadcom (www.broadcom.com) acquisition Digital Furnace and co-authored DOCSIS specifications, brings to SCTE more than 20 years of experience in technology and standards.

Howard co-authored the industry's DOCSIS 1.1 and 2.0 specifications, and while with Broadcom was a lead inventor on the company's primary DOCSIS 3.0 patent. Additional contributions include the development of broadband growth models for cable networks, evaluation of such new technologies as IPTV and S-CDMA, and the writing of more than 50 articles, reports and international technical specifications.

Prior to co-founding Digital Furnace, Howard spent eight years as senior research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, where he co-founded and served as associate director of the Broadband Telecom Center. He also has worked for Quadrock Communications, Motorola, and VQLink.
More in DOCSIS