Visionaries from CableLabs, Cablemas Mexico, Cablevision Argentina, Comcast, Intraway, thePlatform, Rogers, Time Warner Cable, among others, discuss developing content, media delivery, cloud services, big data and more at TM Forum’s new Americas-based conference in San Jose, Calif.
MORRISTOWN, NJ – Aug. 27, 2013: The cable industry is constantly innovating as it faces increasing pressure from growing content demand and customer expectations, and head-to-head competition from ISPs. Multi-service operators (MSOs) are addressing the high velocity opportunity of new services with an agile approach based on best practices. To address, discuss and debate these challenges, TM Forum has revealed the line-up for its one-day Cable Summit, being held on Mon., Oct. 28, as part of its Digital Disruption 2013 conference at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
The Cable Summit at Digital Disruption 2013 offers an interactive environment with cable experts from around the world providing key objectives, lessons learned and success stories on overcoming the challenges of system transformation, new services and data exploitation.
Specifically, the Cable Summit takes a close-up look at developing content and media delivery as a B2B service; improving service delivery through the cloud; updating systems to meet new requirements; and managing data to improve performance and service delivery.
In addition, Digital Disruption 2013’s Cable Summit agenda features the top names in the sector, including:
- Jon Anderson, vice president network operations and planning, Time Warner Cable
- Gary Bonneau, senior product manager, Cox Communications
- Jennifer Cistola, senior vice president, CableLabs
- Bob Ivins, former vice president, Data Products, Comcast
- Michael Lee, managing partner, Rogers Venture Partners
- Cecilia Pedraza, chief technology officer, Cablemas Mexico
- Ken Roulier, chief technology officer, Amdocs
- Leandro Rzezak, CEO, Intraway Corp.
- Tim Sale, technical director, thePlatform
- Douglas Sanders, senior director business and commercial services testing and automation, Comcast
- Brian Schunke, senior vice president, TMNG Global
- Susan Simmons, senior vice president and managing director, CSMG
- Robert Soulliere, process design and business analysis manager, Time Warner Cablev
- Simon Tadeo, customer experience and innovation manager, Cablevision Argentina
“Traditionally a standing-room-only Summit at TM Forum’s North America conference, this year’s Cable Summit will be no different with the exceptional roster of thought leaders set to take the stage on Monday in San Jose,” said Keith Willetts, chairman, TM Forum. “Faced with today’s growing market disruption, cable operators are challenged to transform their legacy back office systems to support the new customer engagement models required to compete. Digital Disruption 2013’s Cable Summit brings leading operators together to offer insight into their own transformations, new business models and the secrets to success in today’s competitive environment.”
Located in the heart of the high-tech center of North America, Digital Disruption 2013, Oct. 28-31, is the next generation of TM Forum’s highly successful Management World event series which brings together key players and innovators in the digital ecosystem and explores how communication providers can collaborate to solve the growing challenges posed by enterprises that are increasingly turning to cloud-based services to run their businesses. Register today for maximum savings.
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