Conrad Clemson

Title: SVP & GM, Service Provider Video Software & Solutions Group, Cisco

Number of Years in Cable: 20+

Education: BS in physics from College of William and Mary; graduate studies at the University of Virginia.

One Word that Best Describes Me: Passionate

 

Yvette Kanouff

Title: SVP & GM, Service Provider Video Software & Solutions Group, Cisco

Years in Cable: 20+

Education: Master’s, mathematics with a focus on compression, University of Central Florida

One Word that Best Describes Me: Driven

 

 

The recently promoted Clemson joins seasoned tech wizard Kanouff in directing the strategy and development of Cisco’s video software portfolio. Together the two are leading Cisco’s video software portfolio, from content security to delivery of OTT content and services. Look for Clemson and Kanouff to focus this year on extending the cloud migration across the portfolio, streamlining functions required to produce and deliver multiscreen video, and applying a data science discipline to protect pay TV and content providers’ valuable content.

 

Conrad Clemson

Favorite charity you work with: Kauai Humane Society

My first job: Diagnostic programmer for CRTs for fault tolerant mini-computers.

The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Mainlining programmatic advertising.

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Driverless car

I watch the majority of programming on this device:  Curved screen 4k TV and Galaxy 6S edge

The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: Cloud Solutions as a Service

Favorite vacation spot: Hawaii

 

Yvette Kanouff

What excites you most about DOCSIS 3.1? More Bandwidth! But I am even more excited about symmetric DOCSIS and remote PHY.

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Driverless car 

What was your first job? A hostess.  It was great.  It was all about people.  Still is.

 “Star Trek” celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. So if Mr. Spock’s motto is “Live Long and Prosper,” mine is…  Never be comfortable.   Embrace and drive continuous innovation.

The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: Automation, Cloud and virtualization of networks and services.

Favorite vacation spot: Jackson Hole, WY

The Daily

Subscribe

FCC Happenings

The FCC gave the official OK to RSM US LLP as the C-band relocation coordinator. In July, eligible space stations operators selected RSM to serve as the coordinator, which is responsible for

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up