2015 WLC Recap


September 28 – 29, 2015

The WICT Leadership Conference is the preeminent leadership and professional development opportunity for cable professionals at all levels of their career journeys. The theme for the 2015 conference was Harnessing Change. Embracing Opportunity. 

NBC’s TODAY Co-Host Hoda Kotb 
 Opened the WICT Leadership Conference

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Hoda Kotb

Registration included attendance at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on September 28. During the luncheon, WICT recognized our 2015 Woman of the Year and the Women to Watch.

​Special Guest, Leslye Headland, delivered remarks at the Luncheon.

Leslye Headland


We presented awards to our 2015 Woman of the Year​ Ellen East, EVP & Chief Communications Officer, Time Warner Cabler, and the two Woman to Watch honorees, Bernadette Aulestia, EVP, Global Distribution Operations, HBO (Programmer); and Rachel Welch, GVP, Government Relations, Time Warner Cable (Operator).


Rachel Welch & Gail MacKinnon


Bernadette Aulestia & Shelley Brindle 


Rob Marcus & Ellen East

Joint Town Hall on Diversity
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 Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA;  Eglon Simons, President, NAMIC; David Cohen, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation; Stacy Green, EVP, Global HR & Facilities, A+E Networks; Suzanne Malveaux, Anchor, CNN, Lissiah Hundley, Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Cox, Mary Meduski, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, Suddenlink Communications; Paul Richardson, SVP, HR, ESPN & Chief Diversity Officer, The Walt Disney Company; Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, WICT, David Porter, Executive Director, Walter Kaitz Foundation

The WICT Leadership Conference was held at the

Marriott Marquis in New York, NY.

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036