Women in Technology Award
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 while contributing to the advancement of the cable telecommunications industry. The Women in Technology Award is presented in partnership with the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and Cablefax.
- Exhibit a high level of knowledge, skill and professionalism regarding technology in the cable telecommunications industry.
- Exhibit continued investment in their own professional, technical and personal growth.
- Exhibit commitment to the industry’s professional activities through community activity, professional society involvement, company affinity groups, etc.
- Encourage and invest in mentoring others in the cable industry.
- Demonstrate a proven track record of success in contributing to their company and the cable telecommunications industry.
- Current membership in both WICT and SCTE/ISBE.
This year’s award will be presented during SCTE’s Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 13 at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 in Atlanta.
The nomination deadline is Monday, August 2.
2020 Women in Technology Honoree
SVP, Security, Analytics and Technology Services and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Kim Keever is SVP, Security, Analytics and Technology Services, and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Cox Communications (CCI) in Atlanta, Georgia. Her teams are responsible for all aspects of Information Security; the Technology, Product and Operations Center of Excellence (COE) for Analytics; and for Technology people programs. Since joining Cox, Kim has built an industry-recognized security practice and expanded a high-performing COE that transformed the use of analytics, resulting in significant cost savings.
In early 2016, Kim’s team received an innovation award from CSO Magazine, and Kim was named a top woman in technology by Multichannel News. Each year from 2017-2019, Kim was named one of the most powerful women in cable by Cablefax. She was a 2018 Women in Technology (WIT) honoree in the large/enterprise organization category, and early in 2019, she was named the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year for the Southeast Region. In November 2019, Kim was named the North American Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year in the Commercial category.
Kim worked in the Coca-Cola system from 2009 to 2014. There she served as the Vice President of Information Security and Controls for Coca-Cola Refreshments and CISO for the Bottling Investments Group. In that role, her team was responsible for strategic security direction, identity and access management, information protection, business continuity and the oversight of regulatory compliance. During that time, her team significantly reduced security risk, improved controls and transformed ongoing operational processes to enable sustainability of these controls. In 2014, she was recognized as a top leader in the security industry by CSO Magazine, and her team won an award for innovative security initiatives delivering business value.
Prior to joining the Coca-Cola system, Kim served for eight years as the Chief Information Officer and executive team member for Invesco Retirement Plan Services. Her team was responsible for all of technology including application development, deployment, support and infrastructure. Kim also served as Invesco’s Global Director of Information Technology Audit where she was responsible for developing Invesco’s first information technology internal audit function.
Kim is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has served as a member of several industry associations and boards including the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and the FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council V. She is active in volunteer organizations including the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Technology Advisory Board and supports homeless shelters located in Atlanta.