Executives from cable operators, technology partners, and the SCTE/ISBE will share their expertise as featured guest lecturers when the 2017 SCTE/ISBE Leadership Institute at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is conducted March 13-16.
Executives from Alpha Technologies, ARRIS, Broadcom, Brocade Networks' Ruckus business unit, Comcast, Cox, and the SCTE/ISBE will speak on multiple sectors of the industry during special sessions at the four-day event at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.
Chris Bastian, senior vice president and CTO of the SCTE/ISBE, will address the cable technology trends in the first of four sessions. Other topics and scheduled speakers include:
Wireless: Charles Cheevers, CTO, consumer premises equipment, ARRIS; Selina Lo, CEO of Brocade's Ruckus Wireless business unit; and Drew Davis, executive director, wireless technology, Cox Communications.
Energy 2020: John Hewitt, senior vice president, broadband products group and North American cable sales, Alpha Technologies; Steve Bradley, assistant vice president, environmental sustainability, Cox Enterprises; and Derek DiGiacomo, senior director, information systems and energy management program, SCTE/ISBE.
Evolving Access Networks: Brian Wheeler, associate product line director, Broadcom; Dan Murphy, senior vice president, engineering and operations, Comcast Cable; and Jeff Finkelstein, executive director of advanced technology, Cox Communications.
Now in its sixth year, SCTE/ISBE-Georgia Tech is a technically oriented curriculum that is geared toward high-potential, mid-level cable engineering and operations professionals. The program is designed to help operator and vendor participants to plan and execute projects and to manage in-house and external resources necessary for project success.