DENVER, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter today announced the nine cable industry leaders that will be honored at its annual Walk of Fame event on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Walk of Fame is recognized as a premier regional event for recognizing industry leaders whose passion and ambition exemplify the WICT Touchstones of Leadership.
"WICT's Rocky Mountain Region is proud to boast a slate of highly accomplished and successful honorees for our annual Walk of Fame," said Maria Popo, President, Ubee Interactive and Chapter President. "We are also excited to announce that leading this year's list of winners as our 2014 Woman of the Year is Maggie Chan Jones, SVP of North American Marketing at Level 3 Communications."
The 15th annual Walk of Fame will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center on May 22, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and is open to all professionals in the cable telecommunications industry. For more information about the WICT Rocky Mountain Walk of Fame, please visit www.wictrm.org. Organizations interested in sponsorship of the event should contact Shelly A. Humphreys at email@example.com.
The honorees were nominated through a confidential and comprehensive process by colleagues, mentors, fellow members and leaders throughout the industry. The WICT Rocky Mountain chapter is proud to announce the 2014 Walk of Fame Woman of the Year.
WICT Rocky Mountain – 2014 Woman of the Year
Maggie Chan Jones, Senior Vice President, North America Marketing,
Level 3 Communications
Maggie and her team are responsible for defining the regional marketing strategy, creating customer-focused marketing programs, and driving return on marketing investments to deliver financial results. Before joining Level 3, Maggie spent seven years at Microsoft Corporation. She was the marketing director of U.S. Cloud Services and Office 365. Her team led the launch and implementation of the Office 365 business, one of the fastest-growing products in Microsoft's history, in the United States. Prior to that role, Maggie held several leadership and global marketing positions in product marketing, product management, and channel strategy and development at Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and ADIC. Maggie has been recognized for her leadership qualities including: Recipient of Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching 2014 award, Capacity Magazine's 2013 Best Marketing Team award, and Colorado Diversity Council's Most Powerful and Influential Women award.
WICT Rocky Mountain Honorees
The WICT Walk of Fame will also honor industry leaders in four other categories. The honorees are:
Mentor of the Year
Steve White, President, Comcast – West Division
Woman in Technology
Angela Plomondon, Senior Director, Video Operations, Charter Communications
Partner of the Industry
Michael Turner, President & CEO, RevGen Partners
Women to Watch – Director and Above
Cheryl Davis, Senior Director, Product Management, Charter Communications
Sally Huriaux, Director, Project Management, Comcast – Mile High Region
Adrianne Steiss, Executive Director, Global Corporate Marketing, CSG
Michelle White, Senior Director, FP&A, Comcast – West Division
Woman to Watch – Supervisor or Manager
MacKenzie Roebuck-Walsh, Manager, Customer Experience, Comcast – West Division
About Women in Cable Telecommunications Rocky Mountain Chapter
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of WICT serves as the region's leading cable and telecommunications association committed to advancing women's careers and enriching their lives at all levels through personal and professional development and leadership opportunities. Six hundred members strong, WICT Rocky Mountain offers a variety of acclaimed programs, services and opportunities to ensure that women have the knowledge, connections and tools to reach their personal and professional goals. For more information about WICT Rocky Mountain, to become a member and learn more about local programs visit www.wictrm.org.
For over thirty years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast/NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
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