Pat Esser to Speak at SCTE/ISBE-Tuck Event

SCTE/ISBE and Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth said Pat Esser, president of Cox Communications, will be a featured speaker during an annual education/leadership event  slated to take place May 7-12 on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, N.H.

Entering its seventh year, the SCTE/ISBE Leadership Institute at Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth program is aimed at senior directors, vice presidents, senior and executive vice presidents and C-level executives from across the cable industry. The program’s curriculum offers opportunities for intensive learning and peer interaction for executives representing cable system operators, vendors, industry associations and other organizations, they said.

Esser will share insights as part of a “fireside chat” with SCTE/ISBE-Tuck attendees, and will also field questions from program participants.

“Under Pat Esser, Cox Communications has been widely recognized for its technology excellence, its consumer service and its commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, in a statement. “We’re extremely grateful to Pat for his willingness to share the philosophy behind the company’s success with the next generation of cable industry leaders.”

Other guest lecturers at SCTE/ISBE-Tuck have included Michael Powell, president and CEO of NCTA—The Internet & Television Association; Neil Smit, president and CEO of Comcast Cable; Michael Angelakis, former vice chairman and CFO of Comcast; Balan Nair, executive vice president and CTO of Liberty Global; Bob Stanzione, executive chairman and chairman of the board of Arris; Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs; and Jerry Kent , the former chairman and CEO of Suddenlink (now part of Altice USA). The late Glenn Britt, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, began the program’s tradition of industry guest lecturers in 2011.