SCTE taps Dean Stoneback as senior director of engineering

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) announced Monday the hiring of cable-telecommunications industry veteran Dean Stoneback as senior director of engineering.

Having served most recently as senior technical marketing manager with the Arris Group, and as senior manager of systems engineering for access networks for Motorola, Stoneback will lead the development of standards, recommended practices and training material serving the SCTE's cable-industry constituents. He'll report to Daniel Howard, senior VP and CTO of the SCTE.

"Throughout his career, Dean Stoneback's innovative approach, his commitment to technical excellence and his collaborative spirit have contributed to the growth of our industry," said Howard, in a statement. "We anticipate that those same characteristics will be invaluable in creating the resources needed to pave the way for the services of tomorrow."

"As cable continues to evolve, standards and professional development opportunities that align with new technologies are essential to the industry's growth," Stoneback added. "I look forward to working with SCTE and its members to help the industry capitalize on technological advances and shape new service opportunities."

For more:
- read this press release
- read this Multichannel News story

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