CableLabs® Promotes White, Hires Two Key Executives for Broadband Access
Louisville, Colorado, August 8, 2003—CableLabs® announced that the Broadband Access (BA) Department has promoted Greg White, and has filled two key director level positions to help direct the DOCSIS® cable modem project and the CableHome™ home networking initiative.
The new executives are Craig Chamberlain, Director of BA Certification, and Michelle Kuska, Director of BA Architecture and Specifications. They both will report to Ralph Brown, Vice President and Chief Software Architect, who heads the BA Department.
White advances to Lead Architect, from Project Director, DOCSIS Specifications. In his new duties, White is responsible for the overall technical design and evolution of the BA network architecture. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Carnegie Mellon University.
�Promoting Greg to take advantage of his skills, and filling these director positions with industry veterans are important steps for our projects,� said Brown. �I look forward to continuing to meet our industry�s new technology needs and to heighten the level of collaboration with my team and our members and with manufacturers,� he added.
Kuska�s title is Director of BA Architecture and Specifications. She is responsible for the overall specification development, release, and management process for DOCSIS and CableHome specifications. Together, these specifications define the interfaces necessary to deliver high-speed data and home networking services over cable systems.
Kuska is a cable industry veteran who has spent the last few years at WildBlue Communications. Prior to her work there, she was with Tele-Communications Inc., and was one of the early leaders in the cable industry�s DOCSIS project to achieve interoperability in cable modems. She holds a MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from Cornell University.
Chamberlain also has extensive experience in the cable industry. He returns to CableLabs as Director, BA Certification, responsible for the definition, creation, and implementation of BA certification programs. Prior to CableLabs, he was with Motorola�s Broadband Communications Sector. He worked in the Engineering Department at CableLabs for six years, departing in 1997 as a project director to join Hewlett-Packard. Chamberlain holds a MSEE from the University of Colorado and a BSEE from the University of South Florida.
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