One facet of strategic development involves keeping confidential information secret until it’s time to announce a major deal. This year, some of Jo’s biggest projects are still so fresh that details of the deals have yet to be made public. One thing she can share? Her belief that augmented reality is the technology that will most benefit cable in the coming year. And her grade of the cable industry’s commitment to diversity. “I give it an A because I am not aware of any other industry that takes the time every year to call out the Cablefax Most Influential Minorities list,” she says.