WICT Unveils Leadership Conference Lineup

Speakers include top cable execs, sports figures

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has unveiled the speaker/panelist lineup for its upcoming Leadership Conference Sept. 19-20.

The lengthy list includes two Cohens -- David, EVP and chief diversity officer of Comcast, and Sasha, Olympic silver medalist in figure skating.

There are a number of sports figures mixed in with execs and academics, with Paralympian Jean Driscoll and pro tennis player Vicky Duval rounding out the list.

A plethora of other top cable execs are scheduled to speak, including Abbe Raven, chairman emeritus of A+E Networks; Lisa Hook, CEO of Neustar; Catherine Frymark, SVP, corporate communications, Discovery Communications; and Michelle Rice, EVP, content distribution & marketing, TV One, to name only a handful of the 50 names on the agenda.

The conference is being held at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York in association with cable's Diversity Week.