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Liberty Global’s Nair named as SCTE programme chair

Liberty Global chief technology officer Balan Nair has been named as programme committee chairman for the next US SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, due to take place from October 13-16 next year in New Orleans. 

Nair will be responsible for driving the creation of the Cable-Tec Expo 2015 programme, including the development of educational content that will accelerate global deployment of next-generation products and services, as well as the subject matter for an October 13 pre-conference symposium. He succeeds Tony Werner, executive vice-president and CTO of Comcast Cable, as programme committee chair.

“Balan Nair and Liberty Global have been unparalleled in spearheading the internationalization of cable technology,” said Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE.  “His experiences in the global marketplace will bring a unique perspective that will help us to grow the value of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo for the cable industry in the United States and abroad.”