Stephanie Mitchko-Beale, Cablevision Systems, 2013 Women in Technology Award Winner

Stephanie Mitchko-Beale, senior vice president of video infrastructure software at Cablevision Systems Corp., may have been genetically predisposed to be an engineer.

Mitchko-Beale is this year’s recipient of the Women in Cable Telecommunications Award, sponsored by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) the SCTE, Bright House Networks, and CableFax.

At Cablevision, Mitchko-Beale has led engineering teams that helped establish Cablevision’s high-speed data product, built support systems for video on demand, and worked on the company’s ground-breaking network DVR (nDVR) services. Many of the projects she has worked on have earned Cablevision not only a loyal subscriber base but also a series of technical Emmy Awards.

In an exclusive interview, Mitchko-Beale describes her life-long interest in math and science, the challenges she has met, and her determination to pay forward all the help she’s received in her stellar career. Read the full article, featured in the November/December issue of CED, here.