Cable Center Board Gains Four Heavy Hitters

Feb. 2, 2011
The Cable Center named four industry leaders to its board of directors: Kimberly Edmunds, SVP customer operations for Cox Communications; Peter Kalan, president and CEO of CSG Systems; Paul Liao, president and CEO of CableLabs; and Josh Sapan, president and CEO ...
The Cable Center named four industry leaders to its board of directors: Kimberly Edmunds, SVP customer operations for Cox Communications; Peter Kalan, president and CEO of CSG Systems; Paul Liao, president and CEO of CableLabs; and Josh Sapan, president and CEO of Rainbow Media Holdings. All were elected to three-year terms on the board.
Edmunds joined Cox in 1996 and before that served for 10 years in customer service management roles. Edmunds also serves on the board of directors for Rainbows United and Big Brothers & Big Sisters. She is an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications and is a fellow of its Betsy Magness Leadership Institute.
Kalan joined CSG in 1997 and held numerous executive leadership positions for the organization before being named CEO and president. He was also elected to the company's board in 2007.
Liao joined CableLabs from Panasonic of North America. He is a recipient of the IEEE Millennium Medal and a past president of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society.
Sapan joined Rainbow Media in 1987 as president of AMC and Bravo and was promoted to COO in 1991. He became CEO in 1995. Sapan was last year's recipient of an NCTA Vanguard Award for Programmers and has received the CTAM GrandTAM Award, the Association of Cable Communicators President's Award, the CTAM Chairman's Award, and was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2009.