SCTE/ISBE said it has appointed four Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as non-voting observers of the organization’s board of directors, and as chairs of select board committees for the current year.
The appointments are:
-Dave Fellows, co-founder and CTO, Layer3 TV (now part of T-Mobile), as chair of the Engineering Committee;
-Jim Hughes, vice president, North American MSO Sales, CommScope (Governance and Nomination Committees);
-Andy Parrott, senior vice president, operations, Altice USA (Technical Services, Learning & Development Committee; and
-Dr. Martha Soehren, chief talent development officer and SVP, Comcast (Compensation Committee and Learning & Development SME).
SCTE/ISBE said the appointed four will provide its board will help to create programs and policies intended to increase the value of the organization to its operator, technology partner, and individual members.
They are also expected to attend SCTE/ISBE’s next board meeting, set for Thursday, Feb. 8 in Denver.
“Last year’s report by the Cable Industry Organization Review Committee underscored SCTE/ISBE’s significant contributions to our industry,” Bill Warga, vice president, technology, for Liberty Global, and chair of the SCTE/ISBE board of directors, said in a statement. “As leaders in their fields and as longtime contributors to SCTE•ISBE, they all are well positioned to provide expert insights to ensure the Society remains aligned with the needs of the industry in the years ahead.”