Charter Communications chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge will be a keynoter at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2017, set to take place in this fall in Denver.
Rutledge, who led Charter through its recent merger with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, will join the show’s opening general session on Wednesday, Oct. 18, and share his “views on the future of cable telecommunications and how network innovation will be a significant contributor to business results,” SCTE•ISBE said.
Charter also has a significant and growing presence in the Denver area.
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Rutledge is also chairman of NCTA–The Internet & Television Association and serves on the boards of CableLabs and C-SPAN.
“Tom Rutledge’s vision and his ability to seize opportunities have changed the face of cable telecommunications within the past several years,” Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE•ISBE, said in a statement. “We’re grateful to him for his commitment to share his expertise and his informed view of the industry at a general session that is shaping up as one of the best in the 34-year history of Cable-Tec Expo.”
“As the industry continues to evolve, success will be measured by our ability to deliver content and new services in ways that attract and retain customers,” added Rutledge. “SCTE•ISBE and the technology community at large will play a significant role in our ability to quickly and efficiently deploy the new products that will help our industry maintain its competitive edge.”
Cable-Tec Expo 2017 is set for Oct. 17-20.