DENVER -- Following a vote here at the show, SCTE•ISBE announced Tuesday that Bill Warga, vice president, technology for Liberty Global, has been elected as chairman of the organization’s board for the 2017-2018 term.
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Warga is to be joined on the 2016-2017 SCTE•ISBE board’s executive committee by newly-elected vice chairman Tom Adams, executive vice president, field operations for Charter Communications, and two returning officers: Christina Whitaker, senior vice president, Keystone, Region, Comcast (Treasurer), and Steve Williams, director, DOCSIS network operations, Charter (Secretary).
Warga most recently served as vice chairman of the SCTE•ISBE board. He also is chair of the SCTE•ISBE Engineering Committee, which has responsibility for the Society’s standards and operational practices activities.
In his new role at the Society, Warga succeeds Tony Werner, president, technology and product for Comcast Cable, who last year was re-elected chairman of the SCTE•ISBE for the 2016-2017 term.
“We’re grateful to Tony Werner for providing the guidance and support that have helped SCTE•ISBE adapt to changes in the industry environment,” Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with Bill Warga as we continue to build domestic and international partnerships that can deliver business value to our operator, technology partner and individual members.”