At The Cable Center, we aim to provide all our constituents with an excellent experience. That’s why we have assembled a team of highly experienced and dedicated professionals, intent on providing the best experience possible – whether you’re conducting research, learning more about the cable industry, or planning a corporate event or wedding.

At The Cable Center, we aim to provide all our constituents with an excellent experience. That’s why we have assembled a team of highly experienced and dedicated professionals, intent on providing the best experience possible – whether you’re conducting research, learning more about the cable industry, or planning a corporate event or wedding.

MEET THE TEAM

There are many exceptional individuals who collaborate, innovate, and accelerate to bring The Cable Center’s mission and programs to life. From our Staff to our Senior Fellows, let’s meet the team!

Staff

  • Gregg Scott
  • Gregg Scott
    Chief Financial Officer

  • Hannah Hardi
  • Hannah Hardi
    Director of Marketing

  • Brian Kenny
  • Brian Kenny
    Director, Barco Library
  • David Kern
  • David Kern
    Director of Operations

  • Janice Silver
  • Janice Silver
    VP of Intrapreneurship Academy Programs

  • Mary Yacovetta
  • Mary Yacovetta
    Programs & Special Projects Manager

  • Geneva Rodriguez
  • Geneva Rodriguez
    Marketing Content Specialist

  • Veronica Java-Nishida
  • Veronica Java-Nishida
    Manager of Events

  • Angela Barnett, Assistant Manager, Events - The Cable Center
  • Angela Barnett
    Assistant Manager, Events

Cable Center Senior Fellows

  • Dr. Charles Patti
  • Dr. Charles Patti
    Senior Fellow &
    James M. Cox Professor of Customer Experience Management

    Professor Emeritus

    University of Denver
    Queensland University of Technology
    Brisbane, Australia

  • Dr. Ron Rizzuto
  • Dr. Ron Rizzuto
    Senior Fellow &
    Professor of Finance

    The Daniels College of Business
    University of Denver


  • Dr. Maria van Dessel
  • Dr. Maria van Dessel
    Senior Fellow &
    Research Scholar,
    Department of Marketing

    The Daniels College of Business
    University of Denver


Diane Christman, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Cable Center

President & CEO

Diane Christman leads The Cable Center’s work to build on the activation of Vision 2025, the expansion of the Intrapreneurship Academy, and the investment in creating a vibrant community for resource and idea sharing through thought leadership. She will advance the Vision 2025 strategic planning initiative implementation in collaboration with The Cable Center team and board after co-leading the effort in 2020 and 2021.

Diane brings 30 years of experience building partnerships that drive growth and create value. She is respected for her diplomatic style and global perspective, valued by an industry inventing the future of high-quality video content and Gigabit-speed connectivity for residential and business customers in U.S. and international markets. Diane joined The Cable Center in 2006 as vice president, marketing and development. She was promoted to senior vice president, programs and development in 2009 and senior vice president, development and chief program officer in 2019. She became president and CEO in January of 2022.

Since she joined The Cable Center, Diane has been responsible for creation of The Center’s $10 million Chairman’s Fund endowment campaign (approaching completion); partnerships supporting The Cable Center’s Mavericks Lecture Series, Cable Mavericks Masters Forum, and Cable Center Customer Centric Consortium (C5) initiatives; increasingly successful Cable Hall of Fame events; and organizational re-branding.

Diane has held professional nonprofit leadership positions since 1990. Before joining The Cable Center, she was Director of Advancement and Communication at The Denver Public Library, where she led the library’s fundraising, promotions, marketing and public relations programs.

Previously, Diane served in leadership roles with the Denver Dumb Friends League and the Lupus Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter. Early in her career, she held positions with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society chapter in Ft. Worth and the Arthritis Foundation’s Alabama Chapter Southeast Branch.

Diane has served on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and was president of the organization’s Colorado chapter. She is an active volunteer and former board member of Women in Cable Telecommunications Rocky Mountain chapter. She has also served on the board of Fast Forward to Literacy.

Diane holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from Colorado State University. She lives in Denver with her husband and daughter and enjoys travel, skiing, and reading. She is an aspiring artist and drummer.

Camilla Formica, Chief Program Officer, The Cable Center

Chief Program Officer

Camilla Formica serves as Chief Program Officer of The Cable Center. She leads experiential programs and thought leadership to empower and embolden industry innovators. In collaboration with The Cable Center team, she delivers on the organization’s mandate to support leaders defining a new era for the industry.

Camilla’s career spans more than 30 years with deep experience cultivating strategic partnerships and creating programs that provide people with the skills and confidence to increase their impact. Previously, she served as Chief Revenue Officer and minority owner at NCTI and drove sales efforts at International Fiber Communications as Corporate Vice President, Sales. She also held leadership roles at Metromedia/WorldCom and ICG. She began her career at Metromedia Communications in Southern California.

Celebrated by the industry for her leadership and mentorship, Camilla was named to the 56th Class of Cable TV Pioneers and was recognized by The WICT Network-Rocky Mountain as Mentor of the Year in May of 2022. She supports women leaders as vice president of that organization and has led and served on NTCA and PACE advisory councils. A breast cancer survivor, Camilla is a Model of Courage for the Ford Warriors in Pink ambassadorship program. She remains a minority owner of NCTI and serves on the company’s board.