Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Rising Leader Award Nomination Form


To identify and a rising star in the cable industry, 40 years old or younger, who has made the most significant contributions to the innovations of the cable industry.


Active within the cable industry and 40 years old or under.


The recipient will be formally recognized at SCTE TechExpo, in SCTE Interval and on the website at www.scte.org.  A donation will be made on behalf of that individual and Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. to the SCTE Foundation. 


Nominations for the 2024 award are due by June 7, 2024. In addition to the online form, submit the nominee’s resume and photograph, and any supporting documentation, to awards@scte.org. 

Endorsers may send a separate email to awards@scte.org explaining why the candidate should receive the Rising Leader award. Highly qualified individuals include: SCTE Hall of Fame Members, SCTE Foundation Board Members, SCTE Board Members, Past Presidents or CTOs.