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.
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2014 Women in Technology Award Honoree
Sherita T. Ceasar, Vice President of National Video Deployment Engineering for Comcast Communications has been named the winner of the 2014 Women in Technology Award. In this role, she is responsible for the overall vision, direction, and management of all national video deployment projects including cross-company new build infrastructure projects, software and hardware platform upgrades, technical launch validation, infrastructure capacity augmentation and decommissioning of end-of-life video equipment. Sherita’s technology deployment scope spans core video conditional access systems, video cloud service platforms, video interactive applications, content distribution networks and back office infrastructure.
Sherita Ceasar is a senior executive with over 33 years in the telecommunications industry shaping and delivering innovative technologies. Major accomplishments include launching the first Comcast Universal Caller ID cross platform application, remote DVR, Comcast Content Distribution Network, Cavalry conditional access and Cloud DVR platforms. Sherita has also led paging operations for Motorola as director of Manufacturing for North and South America Paging Group; technology integration and service business management as Vice President and GM of SciCare Broadband Services; Vice President of Digital Launch and Vice President of Quality at Scientific Atlanta, and as the Vice President and GM of Charter Communications.
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 (WICT). 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 including CableFAX: The Magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Tech”, "Most Influential Minorities in Cable and Most Influential Women In Cable”, “Multichannel News Wonder Woman”, and “Career Communications Technologist of the Year”, inducted into the Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame”, the NYC YWCA Academy of Women Achievers, Top 50 Technology Leaders in Cable Industry by Cable Fax and Business Diva by Atlanta’s Business to Business Magazine.
WICT recognizes Bright House Networks as the
Presenting Sponsor of the Women in Technology Award