The Denver-based Cable Center has named four new industry leaders to its board of directors.  Kimberly Edmunds, senior vice president, customer operations for Cox Communications; Peter Kalan, president and CEO of CSG Systems; Paul Liao, president and CEO of CableLabs; and Josh Sapan, president and CEO of Rainbow Media Holdings were elected to three-year terms on the board.

The Cable Center’s Board of Directors also includes:  Bridget Baker, President/Chairman, NBC Universal Television Networks Distribution; Char Beales, President and CEO, CTAM; John Bickham, President, Cable and Communications, Cablevision; Matthew Blank, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks; Sean Bratches, EVP, ESPN and ABC Sports; Ann Carlsen, Founder and CEO, Carlsen Resources; David Cohen, EVP, Comcast; Nickolas Davatzes, CEO Emeritus, A&E Television Networks; Brian Deevy, Chairman and CEO, RBC Daniels; Dwight Duke, SVP & President, Transmission Network System, Cisco; Michael Fries, President and CEO, Liberty Global; Andrew Heller, President, Domestic Distribution, Turner Broadcasting System; Jerald Kent, President and CEO Cequel III; Phil Lind, Vice Chairman, Rogers Communications; Paul Maxwell, Media Business Corp; Robert Miron, Chairman and CEO, Advance Newhouse Communications; Trygve Myhren, President, Myhren Media; Larry Satkowiak, President and CEO, The Cable Center; Peter Stern, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Time Warner Cable; David Van Valkenburg, Chairman, Balfour Associates; Italia Commisso Weinand, SVP, HR and Programming, Mediacom Communications Corporation; Michael Willner, Vice Chairman and CEO, Insight Communications; Barbara York, SVP, Industry Affairs, NCTA; and David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications.

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Cable Pioneers Headed to Primetime

With the pandemic putting a kibosh on the annual Pioneers’ banquet, the 22-member class will be inducted via a ceremony carried on C-SPAN 3 Dec 4 at 9pm ET/6pm PT.

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