Howard steps down as SCTE CTO, moves to new role as org fellow

Daniel Howard has stepped down from the role of chief technology officer of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and will assume a new position as an org fellow.

The SCTE announced Monday that it has started a search for a new CTO. Howard will continue to oversee SCTE standards, as well as the org's engineering committee and its professional development activities, until a new CTW is found.

In his new role, Howard will focus on helping the SCTE, as well as org sub group the International Society of Broadband Experts and individual members deploy new technologies.

He will also help the SCTE align its work with industry consortium CableLabs on the development of areas including wireless, cybersecurity and DOCSIS 3.1, as well as the Energy 2020 initiative.

Howard is the co-founder of Digital Furnace, which was acquired by Broadcom, and he co-authored the DOCSIS 1.1 and 2.0 specifications. He joined the SCTE as CTO in July 2010.

Since then, he has led the expansion of the SCTE/ISBE standards program, while building online training programs that have generated more than $2 million in revenue.

- read this SCTE press release
- read this CED Magazine story

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