CommScope Speakers at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2020

Kalia Farrell September 16, 2020

19_IR_Meeting_ektronLike everything else in the world, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo will feel a bit different this year as the event goes entirely virtual.

It will be the first all-digital presentation of the largest cable telecommunications and technology event in the Americas. But the virtual format will enable a larger, more diverse group of professionals to take part in the industry’s signature event from their homes and offices around the world.

CLICK TO TWEET: Check out the list of CommScope speakers and moderators for next month's SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2020.

As a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, CommScope is fully supporting this initiative as a platinum sponsor. Incidentally, this year’s virtual event is a prime example of how important our work is in connecting people and businesses everywhere.

Make sure to tune in as our thought leaders and subject matter experts cover a range of timely industry topics— including how to cope with bandwidth spikes and plan for long-term growth in an increasingly virtual world, as well as what the future holds for DOCSIS 4.0, low-latency DOCSIS, IoT, and more.

Check out a full list of our speakers and moderators below.

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Monday, October 12th

WiFi6/6E and 6 GHz: What Network Technologies Need to Know

Charles Cheevers, CTO, Home Networks

JR Flesch, Director, Advanced Technology

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT


Latency Labors: Solving for the (Super Low) Requirements of What's Coming

Tushar Mathur, Staff Systems Engineer, CTO Office

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Imagine Zone: Mediacom, CommScope, NCTA, and CableLabs will discuss the 10G trial

David Grubb, Senior Vice President, Architecture & Strategy

1:30 PM- 2:00 PM EDT

Fixed Wireless Access: Gigs, Scales and Wide Open Places

Morgan Kurk, CTO

3:00 PM-4:00 PM EDT


Home Health Care is Smart: How Operators are Enabling Connectivity for Telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring and Aging In-Place

Charles Cheevers, CTO, Home Networks

Ian Wheelock, Engineering Fellow

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT


Upstream Uprising: Current Events in Profile Management on OFDMA Channels

Tom Cloonan, CTO, Broadband Networks

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT


Customer-Facing Security Mechanisms: Keeping People Safe Without Compromising Their Experiences

Alexander Medvinsky, Engineering Fellow

3:00 PM-4:00 PM EDT


Tuesday, October 13th

The HFC Future: 10G, FDX, and Extended Spectrum

Dr. Ayham Al-Banna, Director of Product Management & Fellow

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT


Evolving Security Tools: Advances in Identity Management, Crytography & Secure Processing

Rafie Shamsaasef, Director of Software Engineering

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT


Creative Ways to Create Value for Lit Services: Enterprise Cloud, Beyond the Pipe, with SD-WAN

Jay Bestermann, Senior Director, Product Management

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT


Extended Spectrum and Amplifiers: What's Happening & What Needs to Happen

John Ulm, Engineering Fellow, Broadband Networks

3:00 PM-4:15 PM EDT


Wednesday, October 14th

How COVID-19 Catalyzed the Network

John Ulm, Engineering Fellow, Broadband Networks

9:30AM- 10:00AM EDT


Delivering the Virtualized Cable Access Network

Dr. Santhana Chari, Senior Director of Engineering

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT


The Network as the Unsung Hero: Some Deep QoE Pivots of COVID-19

Ram Ranganathan, Director of Systems Engineering

3:00 PM-4:00 PM EDT


Applying AI in the Home to Improve Consumer Experiences

Eli Baruch, VP, Solution Engineering

Charles Cheevers, CTO, Home Networks

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

About the Author

Kalia Farrell

Kalia Farrell is a Senior Communications Manager at CommScope. With 18 years of experience, Kalia specializes in B2C and B2B public relations, and developing and driving communications strategies for the CommScope marketing team.  In Kalia’s current role, she is responsible for the external voice of CommScope’s Broadband Networks segment and positioning the business to lead the industry conversation through media and analyst relations. Prior to joining CommScope, Kalia provided strategic communications planning and execution for ARRIS, Motorola Mobility (owned by Google) and Panasonic. She holds a Master of the Arts degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media from Temple University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Rutgers University.