This year we recognize 50 women, some of whom are recognized elsewhere on our 2006 Power List, who make cable’s technology—from advanced services and vendors to advertising and new distribution platforms—second to none. See Seth Arenstein’s story in this issue for how WICT and its partners are encouraging more women to pursue careers in communications technology. Susan Scheer Aoki
VP, software engineering, Cisco Systems Internet Technologies Division, Carrier Services

Susan Adams
VP, engineering and technical operations, Northern division, Comcast

Catherine Avigiris
SVP and General Manager, voice services, Comcast

Peggy Ballard
VP, strategic communications, Scien-tific-Atlanta

Nomi Bergman
EVP, strategy and development, Advance/Newhouse Communications

Lisa Black
SVP, digital media, Si TV

Sabrina Calhoun
Director, operations engineering, Cox

Jill Campbell
SVP, operations, Cox

Jenifer Cistola
VP, Go2Broadband Project, CableLabs

Sue Clark
VP, interactive media and broadband, Scripps Networks

Bonnie Cleaver
Senior director, strategic initiatives, Comcast Media Center

Liz Davidoff
VP, global marketing, C-COR

Grace Egan
Senior director, product engineering, test & support, Time Warner Cable

Cyndee Everman
VP, business systems support, Time Warner Cable

Kristine Faulkner
VP, product development and management, Cox Business Services

Charlotte Field
SVP, systems engineering, Comcast

Meredith Flynn-Ripley
CEO, Integra5 Communications

Joan Gillman
Corporate SVP and president, media sales, Time Warner Cable

Jennifer Goforth
VP, online production, Scripps Networks Interactive

Yvette Gordon-Kanouff
SVP, strategic planning, SeaChange

Sherisse Hawkins
Sr. director, set-top box software development, Time Warner Cable

Cathy Hetzel
SVP, OnDemand Essentials, Rentrak

Beth Higbee
SVP, interactive, Scripps Networks

Carol Hinnant
VP, OnDemand Essentials, Rentrak

Barbara Jaffe
SVP, network operations, HBO

Sally Kinsman
National account director, Aurora Networks

Kathy Kirchner
General Manager, telephone operations, Bresnan Communications

Kristi Kramersmeier
Director, new product development, Advance/Newhouse Communications

Beth Lewand
VP, digital media, Comedy Central

Rebecca Lim
Senior director, advanced services, Starz Entertainment Group

Rhonda Lowry
VP, new products group, Turner Broadcasting System

Tara Maitra
VP & General Manager, programming, TiVo

Kimberly Maki
Exec. director, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

Christy Martin
Principal, iBOX Systems Inc.

Vicki Marts
Director, video engineering, Cox Communications

Gwynne McConkey
SVP, operations, information systems and technology, Lifetime

Jann Melman
VP, customer satisfaction, Motorola

Stephanie Mitchko
VP, interactive platform development, Cablevision

Pam Nobles
Senior director, CommTech Development, Comcast

Judy Pless
SVP, business development, Showtime Networks

Terri Richardson
Group marketing manager, Microsoft TV

Susie Kim Riley
Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Camiant

Veronica Sheehan
SVP, network operations, Turner Entertainment Group 

Carla Stratfold
SVP, North American systems sales and worldwide systems marketing, RealNetworks 

Terri Swartz
Director, product marketing and advertising products, SeaChange

Mimi Thigpen
VP, strategy, wireless, Cox

Donna Thomas
Area VP, cable division, RealNetworks

Sangita Verma

Tara Walpert
EVP & General Manager, Visible World

Louise Wasilewski
VP, business development, Narad Networks Check out the rest of CableWorld’s 2006 Most Powerful Women issue – click here. NOTE: To order copies of this special issue, please call (800) 777-5006 or send an email to Please note that supplies are limited.

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