The Snap July 2019

PBS Crew Captures Cable's Story

Over the past month, Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado Experience have made themselves at home at The Cable Center as they film a special documentary on the story of the Colorado cable industry. Documentary participants/cable superstars include: Jana Henthorn (president and CEO, The Cable Center); Ron Hranac (Technical Leader, Cisco), Dick Green (former CEO, CableLabs); Rich Jennings (SVP, Mountain West Region, Comcast); Colleen Abdoulah (former CEO, WOW Internet, Cable & Phone); Rich DiGeronimo (CPO, Charter Communications); Lela Cocoros (former EVP, TCI); John Sie (founder, STARZ); Tryg Myhren (president, Myhren Media); John Saeman (chairman, Medallion Enterprises), and John Malone (chairman, Liberty Media Corporation)!

We are thrilled to be working with PBS on this documentary and look forward to its TV debut in April 2020!

PBS Crew Captures Cable's Story

Our IA Alumni Community Keeps Growing!

Congratulations, IA Class 5! Our fifth group of intrapreneurs just graduated June 26 and are now driving their innovation projects forward at their organizations and working hard as agents of change in our industry.

Our Class 5 capstone speakers included Cable Center Innovation Laureates Mark Dzuban (President and CEO, SCTE) and Leslie Ellis, and Cable Center Ambassador Ron Hranac (Technical Leader, Cisco). Thank you for helping us send off and celebrate our IA graduates! We are proud of our new intrapreneurs and look forward to the trails they blaze as innovation leaders and members of our IA alumni community.

Kelly Blair, Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Charter Communications
Dustin Chryst, Director, Division Marketing, Sparklight
Alan Cloutier, Technical Manager, C-SPAN
Bernard Drai, Director of Business Development Wireless Initiative, Charter Communications
Chris Dura, UX Technologist, Charter Communications
Adam Eng, Engineer 3, Comcast
Zach Jensen, Senior Manager, XD Development Portals, Charter Communications
Mark Langseth, Senior Manager, Wireless Product Management, Charter Communications
Matt Maraist, Manager of Digital Communications, ACA Connects
Philip McMahon, iOS & Roku Engineering Manager, Comcast
Danielle Miller, Senior Instructional Designer, Charter Communications
Vig Sampath, Salesforce Admin/Business Analyst, Comcast
Brett Schwarz, Field Tech Supervisor, Sparklight
Mike Sobotor, Senior Director, IP Development, Mediacom Communications
Hardik Thakkar, Principal App Architect, Charter Communications
Susan Turner, Senior Manager, Video Production, Charter Communications
Brendan Wilson, Senior Manager, Customer Care Education, Cox Communications

Class 6 begins next month and is completely full, but you can still apply for Class 7! Visit for more information or contact Janice Silver at .

Our IA Alumni Community Keeps Growing!

Connecting with our International Cable Community at the
2019 SCTE Gala Awards

The annual SCTE UK Gala Awards Dinner & Dance was a smashing good time! We had a wonderful evening at the historic Hatfield House in England last month celebrating with our international cable friends. Cheers to all of the award winners! The Cable Center is honored to have attended and to partner with SCTE UK and connect with an international community of engineers. Did you know we currently offer two bursaries to the Intrapreneurship Academy with SCTE UK to help international cable industry engineers attend IA? We look forward to our continued partnership and working together to develop intrapreneurs around the globe!

Connecting with our International Cable Community at the 2019 SCTE Gala Awards

Scholar Kit Hughes Conducts Research in the Barco Library

CSU assistant professor of media and visual culture Kit Hughes visited The Cable Center's Barco Library last week to research experiments in educational television for a book she is currently writing. Entitled, Television at Work: Industrial Media and American Labor, Ms. Hughes' new book will be out later this year with Oxford University Press. We were delighted to have Ms. Hughes visit the library and be a part of her work!

Scholar Kit Hughes Conducts Research in the Barco Library

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