OPENING GENERAL SESSION

Opening General Session

Tuesday, October 23
9:15 AM–11:15 AM
Thomas Murphy Ballroom

Six-Star General

The technology think tank will be on full as the Opening General Session pulls together a half-dozen high-profile leaders to provide a keen “Vision of the Future.”

SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® is under the outstanding leadership of 2018 Program Chair Kevin Hart, executive vice president and chief product and technology officer for Cox Communications. Following opening remarks by Hart, the Opening General Session will feature a keynote address by Pat Esser, president of Cox Communications.

This year’s Opening General Session will also feature a landmark panel comprising: Michael Powell, president and CEO of NCTA–The Internet & Television Association; Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs®; Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE•ISBE; and moderator Tony Werner, President, Technology, Product, Xperience, Comcast Cable; Immediate Past Chair, SCTE•ISBE Board of Directors.

Essential Keynote

Esser, whose team has harnessed technological change to drive business results for Cox, will speak about how product innovation and excellence in service delivery can help the industry maintain its leadership position in an evolving media and entertainment landscape.

Power Panel

Powell, McKinney, and Dzuban will outline how the cable industry is collectively harnessing their organizations’ strengths to advance near- and long-term technology deployments that will maintain the industry’s leadership role amid rapid marketplace changes. With Werner moderating, the panel is titled “An Integrated Circuit: Closing the Links Between Innovation, Deployment, and ROI.”

Keynote speaker:

Pat Esser
President
Cox Communications

Program Chair:

Kevin Hart
EVP and Chief Product & Technology Officer
Cox Communications

Panelists:

Mark L. Dzuban
President & CEO
SCTE•ISBE

Phil McKinney
President & CEO
CableLabs

Michael Powell
President & CEO
NCTA

Moderator:

Tony G. Werner
President, Technology, Product, Xperience
Comcast Cable;
Immediate Past Chair,
SCTE•ISBE Board of Directors

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