Comcast's Watson, ARRIS' McClelland to Speak at Expo

Sept. 28, 2017
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Cable President and CEO Dave Watson and ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) CEO Bruce McClelland will speak on technology ...

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Cable President and CEO Dave Watson and ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) CEO Bruce McClelland will speak on technology and business at the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Denver.

Watson and McClelland will share thoughts on technology and innovation during the noon luncheon panel discussion in the Mile High Ballroom in the Colorado Convention Center. The two executives join two other CEOs - Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA), and Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) - on the Cable-Tec Expo opening day agenda. The luncheon panel will be moderated by Jeff Baumgartner, technology editor of Multichannel News.

The luncheon panel will follow an Opening General Session that will include an opening keynote conversation between Fries and Tony Werner, president, Technology and Product of Comcast Cable, a closing keynote address by Rutledge, and other insights from the Expo co-chairmen: Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) Vice Chairman, Business Development - Network and Technology Services Terry Cordova and Charter Executive Vice President of Engineering and IT Jim Blackley. The Opening General Session also will feature an operations panel with Debi Picciolo, senior vice president of operations, West Region for Charter Communications; Ed Marchetti, senior vice president, technical operations, customer experience for Comcast; Patricia Martin, vice president, service assurance for Cox; and moderator Leslie Ellis, Multichannel News technology columnist.

"Nowhere is SCTE/ISBE's role as the center of gravity for technology implementation and deployment more evident than at SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo," said Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of the SCTE/ISBE. "The insights of Dave Watson and Bruce McClelland - together with those of our Opening General Session speakers and others - will provide our attendees with an enriched understanding of the opportunities that are ahead for our industry and the technologies that are the foundation for business strategies success."

Cable-Tec Expo will be conducted Oct. 17-20 at the Colorado Convention Center.