The Cable Center Names 2022 Cable Hall of Fame Honorary Committee

CHOF 2023 committee

September 12, 2022

DENVER – The Cable Center announced today the members of its 2022 Cable Hall of Fame Honorary Committee. The committee members serve as the official ambassadors for the Cable Hall of Fame celebration, and is chaired by Michael Willner, president and CEO, Penthera Partners, Inc. The 25th annual will be held September 15, 2022, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

The members of the 2022 Cable Hall of Fame Honorary Committee are:

  • Michael Willner, chair; president & CEO, Penthera Partners, Inc.
  • Bridget Baker, founder and CEO, Baker Media Inc.
  • Nomi Bergman, senior executive officer, Advance
  • Paul Buccieri, president and chairman, A+E Networks
  • Michael T. Fries, CEO and vice chairman, Liberty Global
  • Jana Henthorn, immediate past president and CEO, The Cable Center
  • Rob Kennedy, co-president and co-CEO, C-SPAN
  • Bruce Mann, chief content officer, Liberty Global
  • Paul Maxwell, CEO, Media-Max Advisors
  • Matt Polka, former president and CEO, ACA Connects
  • Phylis Eagle-Oldsen, former president and CEO, Emma Bowen Foundation
  • Rhod Shaw, chairman, Alpine Group

“Our Cable Hall of Fame Honorary Committee is comprised of some of the most respected leaders in the industry, and we are deeply appreciative of their dedication and support,” said Diane Christman, president and CEO, The Cable Center. “We look forward to welcoming everyone to the red carpet this week for the 25th annual Cable Hall of Fame celebration!”

The 25th annual Cable Hall of Fame is sponsored by ACA, AMC Networks, Amphenol Broadband Solutions, Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, Ascendion, Boycom Vision, CableLabs, Cable One, Comcast, Cox, Hallmark Media, Great American Media, Liberty Global, Midco, NCTA, NCTC, Netcracker, OpenVault, OWN, Warner Bros. Discovery, 1-Vision, Cablefax, LightReading, and NYC TV Week.

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About The Cable Center

The Cable Center is an educational nonprofit serving the connectivity industry that advances future innovation by helping organizations develop connectivity innovators from within. Through our Intrapreneurship Academy, we enable companies to drive business growth by channeling the entrepreneurial drive of their greatest source of inspiration – their people. Our programs, expertise, and opportunity instill the leadership of our industry’s original innovators to empower a new generation of bold thinkers. Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is also the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry’s progress; and the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources.

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About The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration

The industry’s best networking event, the Cable Hall of Fame honors leaders in connectivity, content, and media who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry. The official Cable Hall of Fame hashtag is #CableHOF.

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Gibbs is a customer experience executive with over 25 years of customer experience leadership and expertise in the design, optimization and implementation of customer contact operations. Gibbs has combined skill in the human and technology side of customer contact operations, including the procurement and installation of ACD equipment, workforce management and CRM systems. He has directed the start-up of multiple customer contact operations, with industry expertise in consumer electronics, communications, retail, manufacturing, financial services, banking, and direct sales.

Gibbs has over ten years experience in the Cable Industry. Most recently Gibbs was the Senior Vice President of Customer Experience for Suddenlink Communications. Gibbs worked with Suddenlink’s six regional senior vice presidents and the managers of its customer-contact call centers in Arizona, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and West Virginia to measure and improve Customer Satisfaction through transactional and relationship Net Promoter Programs and JD Power Research Studies.

Gibbs was also responsible for the company’s social media strategy where he made sure Suddenlink was active in the major social networking channels and found new ways to improve customer loyalty in this space.

Currently Gibbs owns two ARCpoint Labs locations. ARCpoint is a leader in the B to C and B to B drug and alcohol testing industry. Additionally, Gibbs has a consulting practice that helps companies improve their customer experience.

Gibbs is a Certified Net Promoter® Associate and has been a speaker at various conferences and is frequently called upon to discuss considerations related to measuring and improving the customer experience, exceptional contact center management, and optimizing the employee experience.


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