Pat Esser, president of Cox Communications, will keynote Cable-Tec Expo 2018, set for Oct. 22-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
SCTE/ISBE said Esser will keynote the show’s opening general session on Tuesday, Oct. 23, and discuss topics such as product innovation and service delivery.
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“In recent years, the eyes of the cable industry have been on SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo as the focal point for new technologies that can positively impact bottom lines for the industry,” Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, said in a statement. “As president of one of cable’s most highly regarded companies, Pat Esser is uniquely positioned to share insights about the future of the industry and the approaches that are needed to sustain success.”
“Our customers today have a greater choice of communications and entertainment options than ever before,” added Esser, who also serves on the boards of C-SPAN, CableLabs and NCTA-The Internet & Television Association. “SCTE/ISBE and Cable-Tec Expo play important roles in ensuring that we have the standards, the workforce training and the applied science leadership that are fundamental to the seamless delivery of services that enable our industry to stand out from the crowd of competitors.”