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.
- Exhibits a high level of knowledge, skill and professionalism regarding technology in the cable telecommunications industry.
- Exhibits continued investment in their own professional, technical and personal growth.
- Exhibits commitment to the industry’s professional activities through community activity, professional society involvement, company affinity groups, etc.
- Encourages and invests in mentoring others in the cable industry.
- Demonstrates a proven track record of success in contributing to their company and the cable telecommunications industry.
- Holds a current membership in both WICT and SCTE•ISBE.
The review panel will select one honoree who will be celebrated at the annual awards luncheon during the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® on Wednesday, October 2 in New Orleans.
The nomination deadline has passed.
2018 Women in Technology Honoree
Senior Vice President, Chief Product and Information Security Officer
Noopur Davis is Senior Vice President, Chief Product and Information Security Officer for Comcast. Her responsibilities include product security and privacy, information and infrastructure security, cybersecurity risk management, security architecture, security engineering, security operations and incident response, security intelligence and analytics, identity management, and Legal Response Center for Comcast Corporate and Comcast Cable businesses. Noopur’s teams are doing groundbreaking work in the use of blockchain for IoT security, in building streaming security data integration platforms, and in using machine learning to build models for early threat detection.
Noopur is a champion of women in technology – she serves on the Advisory Board of Comcast/NBCUniversal TechWomen, on the steering committee of Comcast Technology, Product, eXperience Diversity Council, and an executive sponsor of the Comcast Asian Pacific Americans Employee Resource Group.
Noopur joined Comcast from Intel, where she served as Vice President, Global Quality, ISecG. Previously, she was a Visiting Scientist and Senior Member of Technical Staff at Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, Principal of management consulting firm Davis Systems, and held various leadership and technical positions in Fortune 500 companies.
Noopur holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Alabama and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Auburn University. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
WICT gratefully recognizes the WICT Women in STEM Sponsor