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SCTE Mark L Dzuban and Boris Culum


February 5, 2009
By Anthony Capkun

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) has named Mark L. Dzuban as its new president and CEO. A 41-year cable industry veteran, Dzuban comes to SCTE from Cedar Point Communications, where he served as vice-chair and executive vice-president, strategic accounts.

Dzuban’s
hiring ends a six-month search involving nearly 100 candidates to
succeed John Clark, who went on to serve as executive director of BICSI.




Meantime,
SCTE named Boris Culum as the inaugural Young Canadian Engineering
Professional of the Year Award recipient. Culum, age 34, is manager,
voice network planning, with Rogers Cable Communications.




The
award recognizes an engineering professional under the age of 35 who
has demonstrated outstanding achievement within the Canadian cable
telecom industry.




“Boris
has been the driver behind the successful launch of Canada’s largest
Cable VoIP product. Although under 35, [he] has garnered the experience
and maturity of a telecom manager much more his senior,” said his
nominator for the award, Jim Fielder, director, voice network planning
with Rogers Cable Communications.




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