Nomi M. Bergman Fellowship

​About the Fellowship

​The Nomi M. Bergman Fellowship is an annual fellowship that enables a high potential woman employed by a technology company to experience the strength of WICT’s educational programs and robust professional network. The Fellowship recipient embarks on a one-year journey designed to build crucial leadership development skills through WICT’s resources and programs.

The recipient of the Fellowship is selected based in part on her ability to describe how receiving the fellowship will positively impact her leadership skills to the benefit of her organization and the industry as a whole.

​2021 Recipient

Jeanine Ferreira
Head of Marketing: SOHO Segment
VodafoneZiggo

Jeanine is a senior marketing professional with 15 years ICT, retail and banking experience in global organisations. She’s led the development of various market-first products, propositions and go-to-markets with proven commercial results.

Growing up in South Africa and spending the early stages of her career working across the continent, prepared Jeanine for hard work and managing cultural diversity. This also fueled her drive to give back and advocate for equality & inclusion.

Jeanine is the winner of the RAHM International LGBT+ Leadership Competition (2019) and was one op the Top 20 South African Women in Digital in 2016.

At home, she is mom to Ethan (7) & Caitlin (10) & wife to Renate.


About the Fellowship Namesake

Pictured above: Nomi Miron Bergman accepting the 2011 WICT Woman of the Year Award.

Nomi Miron Bergman served as the President of Bright House Networks from 2007-2016. In that capacity, she and her team provided corporate guidance, execution, and oversight of technology, product and strategic partnerships across the company’s video, broadband, voice and wireless platforms.Nomi began her career as a systems consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co, and then joined Advance Publications’ Systems Group, owned by the Newhouse family. After the formation of the Time Warner/Advance Newhouse partnership in the early 1990s, she joined Time Warner Cable, working in customer care, business operations, and IT. Later, as Vice President and General Manager of High Speed Data Services for Time Warner Cable’s Charlotte, North Carolina division, she led the launch of the RoadRunner© broadband Internet service. From there, Nomi was part of the senior management team that successfully launched Bright House Networks in 2003.

Nomi is a true champion of workplace diversity and inclusion and has been actively involved with WICT, CableLabs, NCTA, SCTE, CTAM and NAMIC. She served on the Board of Directors for WICT, and is a graduate of WICT’s first Betsy Magness Leadership Development Institute (BMLI) class of 1994. She was recognized by WICT and SCTE with the Women In Technology award in 2004, in 2009 she was recognized as CED’s Person of the Year, and she received the Distinguished Vanguard Award for Leadership from NCTA. In 2011 she was recognized with WICT’s highest honor, Woman of the Year. Through her participation and leadership with these important groups, Nomi has become a key spokesperson and advocate for industry innovation and new competitive technologies and services, all with the goal of continuously improving customer value and satisfaction.