Charting cable’s adventurous course

Taking it from the top, SCTE•ISBE kicks off the most innovation-packed Expo to date with insight and forward-thinking from the industry’s premier thought leaders. Hear and see C-level perspectives on the forces transforming cable telecommunications.

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General Session Continental Breakfast
Wednesday, October 18
8:00 AM–8:30 AM
Bellco Theater Foyer

Opening General Session
Wednesday, October 18
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
Bellco Theater

Opening Remarks

The Society’s principal leaders set the tone for the General Session, including the passing of the gavel to the newly installed chairman of the SCTE•ISBE Board of Directors.

Tony Werner
President, Technology and Product,
Comcast Cable, and Outgoing
SCTE•ISBE Board of Directors Chairman

Mark Dzuban


Keynote Speakers

The Society proudly provides not one but two captains of the industry as keynote speakers. Each gentleman will share his outlook on cable telecommunications and how network innovation will significantly drive favorable business results.

Tom Rutledge
Chairman and CEO,
Charter Communications


Mike Fries
Liberty Global

Cable-Tec Expo Co-Chairmen Conversation

The two technology executives responsible for co-directing the Cable-Tec Expo 2017 Program Committee will take the stage and converse about industry trends, the Society’s role in advancing the industry, and some of the finer features of this year’s Expo.

Jim Blackley
Executive Vice President, Engineering & Information Technology,

Terry Cordova
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer,


Operations Panel

Managing the creation and delivery of innovative products and services that provide exceptional value to their customers is the tall challenge these panel members rise to everyday. They’ll share their experiences and lessons learned.

Debi Picciolo
Senior Vice President, West Region,
Charter Communications


Ed Marchetti
Senior Vice President, Operations,

Patricia Estrada Martin
Vice President of Service Assurance,
Cox Communications

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