SCTE Excellence in Standards Award

Excellence in Standards Award

The SCTE Excellence in Standards Award honors an SCTE Standards Program participant who has significantly contributed to both the technical standards program and the spirit of cooperation necessary for the success of voluntary standards.


Nominations for the 2023 award are due by July 1, 2023. To nominate a standards member, please use the nomination form

2022 Recipient

Andy Scott

NCTA - The Internet and Television Association

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Andy Scott, Vice President, Engineering at NCTA - The Internet & Television Association, has been an active member of the SCTE standards program since 1987. His contributions include membership in the Data Standards Subcommittee, Digital Video Subcommittee, Energy Management Subcommittee and others over his nearly 36 years with SCTE. Andy has been a long standing member of the program committee that selects technical papers for submission to SCTE Expo and has served as peer reviewer multiple times for Expo technical presentations. Andy is also a member of the SCTE Business Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery working group as well as NCTA’s representative on the FCC’s Cross Sector Resiliency Forum that works on related activities with other communications providers. At NCTA, Andy has been a major contributor and heavily involved in all aspects of technical issues arising with cable regulation and legislation. He has worked on video, broadband and spectrum issues, including countless technical meetings with the FCC over the years. He also represents the industry on various government agency working groups.

Past Recipients:

2021: Yasser Syed

2019: John Dolan

2018: Craig D. Cuttner

2017: David Fellows

2016: Ron Hranac

2015: Dr. Paul Hearty

2014: Brian James

2013: Bryan Santangelo

2012: Dean Stoneback

2011: Dr. Jeffrey Krauss

2010: Roger D Mathews

2009: David Broberg

2008: Kevin Gantt

2007: Mark K. Eyer

2006: Paul D. Woidke

2005: Alan J. Amato