Created in 1995 to recognize and honor leading women technology professionals, the annual Women in Technology Award acknowledges the achievements of one woman who has demonstrated outstanding professional growth and significantly contributed to the cable telecommunications industry. The Women in Technology Award is presented in partnership with the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and Cablefax. Please click here for more information on this award.
2014 Women in Technology Award Honoree
Sherita T. Ceasar, a senior executive with over 30 years in the telecommunications industry shaping and delivering innovative technologies, is currently Vice President of National Video Deployment Engineering for Comcast Communications. In this role, she is responsible for the overall vision, direction, and management of all National Engineering and Technical Operations (NE&TO) video deployment projects including cross-company initiatives, infrastructure projects, technical launch management validation, and readiness for service activation. Sherita's deployment scope spans core video systems, guides, iTV, cross-platform applications and video-on-demand content and back office infrastructure.
Sherita received her Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. She currently serves on the national board of directors for Women in Cable Telecommunications. She has served as Board of Trustee for Illinois Institute of Technology and she is past National President for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
Sherita is the recipient of numerous achievement awards throughout her career, having been named numerous times to Cablefax: The Magazine's "Most Influential Minorities in Cable," "Most Influential Women in Cable" and "Top 50 Technology Leaders in Cable" lists. She was also recognized as a "Wonder Woman" by Multichannel News and as "Technologist of the Year" in Career Communications. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame by Women in Technology International and Academy of Women Achievers of the YWCA-NYC, and named "Business Diva" by Atlanta's Business to Business Magazine.
WICT recognizes Bright House Networks as the
Presenting Sponsor of the Women in Technology Award