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October 2, 2018

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Hannah Hardi
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The Cable Center


The Cable Center Announces Mavericks Lecture at the University of Michigan with SPECTRUM Executive Rich DiGeronimo

Rich DiGeronimo, executive vice president of product and strategy at Spectrum and University of Michigan BBA alum, will speak to students at the University of Michigan on October 4, 2018, as part of The Cable Center’s Mavericks Lecture Series.

DENVER – On October 4, 2018, The Cable Center will host its next Mavericks Lecture at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, one of the top 10 business schools in the nation. As part of The Cable Center’s Community of Innovators initiative, the Mavericks Lecture Series gives successful, dynamic cable industry leaders a platform to share their wisdom and insight with university students. Rich DiGeronimo, University of Michigan BBA ‘99 and executive vice president of product and strategy at Spectrum/Charter Communications will be joining The Cable Center at the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus as the Mavericks Speaker.

“We are honored and excited that Rich DiGeronimo, also a Cable Center Innovation Laureate, will be discussing his journey from his Michigan days to his executive position at Spectrum,” said Jana Henthorn, president and CEO of The Cable Center. “This is a unique opportunity for University of Michigan students to meet Rich and learn about the cable industry’s exciting new innovations.”

The Mavericks Lecture will also be a recruiting and networking event for university students to learn more about opportunities with Spectrum, America’s fastest-growing TV, internet, and voice company, which serves over 27 million homes and businesses, 75 million people, and nearly 300 million connected devices in 41 states.

“Spectrum recruits college students across all disciplines, and we are pleased to partner with The Cable Center to host a Mavericks Lecture at Rich’s alma mater,” said Cynthia Carpenter, vice president of human resources for Spectrum’s product and strategy team. “We look forward to connecting University of Michigan undergraduate and graduate students with internship and career opportunities at our organization.”

The Mavericks Lecture with Rich DiGeronimo will take place on October 4, 2018 at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and is a free event for all students with a reception to follow. The presentation will be recorded and will be available for viewing on The Cable Center’s website in the near future. For more information about this upcoming event and The Cable Center’s Mavericks Lecture program, visit

About The Cable Center
The Cable Center is an educational nonprofit organization serving the media and telecommunications industry. We tell the story of the cable industry, highlighting for the global community the significant contributions made to technology, society, and culture. Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry; the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources; as well as the Community of Innovators with a focus on intrapreneurship, connecting people and ideas to advance innovation. Visit us at,, and for more information.

About Charter Communications
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced residential broadband services, including Spectrum TV® programming, Spectrum Internet®, and Spectrum Voice®. Under the Spectrum Business® brand, Charter provides scalable, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to small and medium-sized business organizations, including Internet access, business telephone, and TV services. Through the Spectrum Enterprise brand, Charter is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology solutions serving many of America's largest businesses and communications service providers. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach® brand. Charter's news and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand. More information about Charter can be found at