SCTE-ISBE Announce Panelists, Topics for Georgia Tech Leadership Event

Among the panelists are executives from Cox, Comcast and ARRIS.
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EXTON, Pa.—Cox, Comcast and ARRIS executives are among the cable telecommunications experts scheduled to discuss new technologies and their impact at the 2019 SCTE-ISBE Leadership Institute, March 11-14, at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and International Society of Broadband Experts announced today.

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Subject matter experts will discuss wireless services, consumer premises equipment, network security needs and trends, and how the pace of development of new technologies impact cable telecommunications, SCTE-ISBE said.

Brad Boucher, executive director of security threat and risk management, at Cox Communications; Charles Cheevers, CTO, CPE at ARRIS; and Drew Davis, executive director, wireless technology, at Cox Communications will participate in a March 12 panel on wireless, CPE and network security.

On March 14, Comcast executives will participate on panels to discuss new technology lifecycle. They include Thomas Carroll, VP, advanced engineering; Paul Navin, division VP of technical operations; and Aaron Weimer, VP, engineering and XOC. They will be joined by Derek DiGiacomo, senior director, energy programs and business continuity at SCTE-ISBE.

The event will open March 11 with a discussion of cable technology trends by SCTE-ISBE SVP, engineering and CTO Chris Bastian.

Among the topics expected to be discussed during the event are:

  • Strategic Thinking and Disruptions
  • Justifying Technology Investments
  • Analyzing Financial Statements for Business Decisions
  • Managing Change in Technology Implementations
  • Leading and Managing High Performing Teams
  • Effectively Communications Complex Ideas
  • Managing Projects: What is the Worry Curve and Why Should I Shift It?

More information about the event is available online