Intrapreneurship Academy (IA)

The Cable Center’s Intrapreneurship Academy (IA) provides cable industry rising stars with the skills and mindset to become intrapreneurs: to envision and effect change, and to innovate within their organizations’ existing corporate structures. We believe innovation can be applied in any facet of your work—processes, products, programs, people, and technologies.

IA Testimonials

 

“The biggest takeaway I had from this class was how to structure innovation.”
Aaron Kardosh, Customer Journey, Sales to Install, Comcast
   IA Alum

  • “The tools that we learned here really translate across a wide variety of different applications.”
    Budd Batchelder
       Senior Manager, EHS, Comcast
       IA Alum

  • “I would highly recommend this [program] to anyone who wants to advance their career in the cable industry.”
    David Bowman
       Commodity Manager, ARRIS
       IA Alum

  • “There were many surprises [about this program]; I think the biggest one was having a project and outcome that was completely different than what I expected.”
    Grace Chung, Manager Scheduling
       AMC Networks
       IA Alum

  • “"…The more you know, the more you can apply at work.”
    Jake Kintzel
       Coordinator Content Partnerships
       T-Mobile
       IA Alum

  • “This [program] gave me really good framework, and more structure to what I could be doing…”
    Jane Kinyua, Director Finance Operations
       Comcast
       IA Alum

  • “This program gave me skills I was able to use immediately in my job.”
    Kristin Buch
       Senior Director Public Affairs, NCTA
       IA Alum

  • “The class definitely advanced my understanding of what it means to be an Intrapreneur. It taught me to think through new ideas in the context of an existing organization…”
    Mark McLaws
       Manager Office of the President, Liberty Global
       IA Alum

  • “Learning about the [innovation] process and a new way of doing things I think was the best takeaway for me.”
    Monica Lena Del Vecchio
       Regional Marketing Manager, Liberty Latin America
       IA Alum

  • “[Before IA] I didn’t think of myself as a creative person. But after understanding the definition of [intrapreneurship] and what it all entails, I feel like I was the perfect person for this class.”
    Nicholas Lokan, Manager
       Technical Product Sales Support, Comcast
       IA Alum

  • “One thing I was looking forward to in this program was networking with other people in this industry.”
    Romeo Ngo
       Software Engineer, NCTA
       IA Alum

  • “The experience of working with people across the industry was really positive.”
    Sowon Sawyer
       Director Scheduling, AMC Networks
       IA Alum

  • “My advice for future participants is to get to know one another. You’ll get to know each other at the Kickoff event and at the Capstone, but in the weeks between those two events, find time to collaborate on ideas, share best practices, and discuss the readings because those learnings can be invaluable.”
    Stephen Demedis
       Customer Journey, Sales to Install, Comcast
       IA Alum

  • “[My advice is] to ‘buddy system’ – work with each other.”
    Sarah O’Dwyer, Supervisor Promo Planning and Strategy, AMC Networks
       IA Alum

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  • “It is definitely beneficial to have at least two people from each company [in the program]… It is nice to have someone to lean on for support.”
    Sarah Timoney
       Manager Scheduling, AMC Networks
       IA Alum

More IA Testimonials

  • “My Intrapreneurship Academy experience was outstanding…”
    Kelsey Schroeder, Evolution Digitalbr />   IA Alum

  • "There were some really good Aha moments…"
    Joel Tyus, Evolution Digital
       IA Alum

  • “…After being in this program, I know what it takes to be an Intrapreneur.”
    Karthik Jayaraman, Arris
       IA Alum

  • “…It’s already made me a better thinker, and hopefully a better leader…”
    Amy Boyd, Charter Communications
     IA Alum

  • “"…The more you know, the more you can apply at work.”
    Ellyn Barth, Arris
       IA Alum

  • "I would definitely recommend this program to a colleague…"
    Jordan Florschuetz, Charter Communications
       IA Alum

  • “The program has changed my understanding of intrapreneurship…”
    Jordan Florschuetz, Charter Communications
       IA Alum

“The biggest takeaway I had from this class was how to structure innovation.”
Aaron Kardosh, Customer Journey, Sales to Install, Comcast
   IA Alum

“The tools that we learned here really translate across a wide variety of different applications.”
Budd Batchelder, Senior Manager, EHS, Comcast
   IA Alum

“I would highly recommend this [program] to anyone who wants to advance their career in the cable industry.”
David Bowman, Commodity Manager, ARRIS
   IA Alum

“There were many surprises [about this program]; I think the biggest one was having a project an and outcome that was completely different than what I expected.”
Grace Chung, Manager Scheduling, AMC Networks
   IA Alum

“Taking a problem and an idea that I thought I understood a lot about, and really putting a microscopic lens on it, gave me a lot of new insights and was very valuable.”
Jake Kintzel, Coordinator Content Partnerships, T-Mobile
   IA Alum

“This [program] gave me really good framework, and more structure to what I could be doing…”
Jane Kinyua, Director Finance Operations, Comcast
   IA Alum

“This program gave me skills I was able to use immediately in my job.”
Kristin Buch, Senior Director Public Affairs, NCTA
   IA Alum

“The class definitely advanced my understanding of what it means to be an Intrapreneur. It taught me to think through new ideas in the context of an existing organization…”
Mark McLaws, Manager Office of the President, Liberty Global
   IA Alum

“Learning about the [innovation] process and a new way of doing things I think was the best takeaway for me.”
Monica Lena Del Vecchio, Regional Marketing Manager, Liberty Latin America
   IA Alum

“[Before IA] I didn’t think of myself as a creative person. But after understanding the definition of [intrapreneurship] and what it all entails, I feel like I was the perfect person for this class.”
Nicholas Lokan, Manager Technical Product Sales Support, Comcast
   IA Alum

“One thing I was looking forward to in this program was networking with other people in this industry.”
Romeo Ngo, Software Engineer, NCTA
   IA Alum

“The experience of working with people across the industry was really positive.”
Sowon Sawyer, Director Scheduling, AMC Networks
   IA Alum

“My advice for future participants is to get to know one another. You’ll get to know each other at the Kickoff event and at the Capstone, but in the weeks between those two events, find time to collaborate on ideas, share best practices, and discuss the readings because those learnings can be invaluable.”
Stephen Demedis, Customer Journey, Sales to Install, Comcast
   IA Alum

“[My advice is] to ‘buddy system’ – work with each other.”
Sarah O’Dwyer, Supervisor Promo Planning and Strategy, AMC Networks
   IA Alum

 

“It is definitely beneficial to have at least two people from each company [in the program]… It is nice to have someone to lean on for support.”
Sarah Timoney, Manager Scheduling, AMC Networks
   IA Alum