PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than two billion people every day, announced today that Sangeeta Roy, head of technology operations, has been named to the 2017 Rising Leaders Program by the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT).
WICT’s Rising Leaders Program is a competitive, application-based program that recognizes industry professionals at the manager and director level who have demonstrated leadership potential within their companies. Those selected participate in a weeklong immersion program, which prepares them to undertake increased leadership responsibilities when they return to the workplace. The program is comprised of leadership analysis, high-performing teams, cable business acumen and tactical personal leadership skill development. RLP participants will also create and manage their own personalized leadership development plans.
“WICT’s Rising Leaders Program provides emerging industry leaders like Sangeeta with critical tools to enhance their skills and strengthen their companies,” said Christina Vergara, WICT’s Senior Vice President of Educational Programs. “We believe she will benefit greatly from this invaluable program working with an exceptional group of other rising professionals.”
“I wish to thank WICT for this honor and the opportunity and I believe such engagements are critical for developing the future leaders of the telecommunication industry,” Sangeeta said. “I know this program will benefit iconectiv’s mission in nurturing leaders to deliver high-quality services to the industry and at the same time help professionals like myself acquire the appropriate skills for becoming successful leaders in the industry.”
Sangeeta joined iconectiv in 2014 and is currently responsible for heading the technology operations team at the company. Previously, she was responsible for the Business Intelligence Competitive Center initiative where she was focused on developing key partnership with major vendors in delivering predictive models for customer churn and satisfaction management, network traffic modeling and end-to-end correlation of user service experience with network level key performance indices. Previously, she gained valuable IT experience working in various industry domains, including telecom and mobile industry, media, publishing, financials, government, human resources and payroll. She holds a graduate degree in communication and information systems from Rutgers University and an undergraduate degree in computer science from the National Institute of Technology, India. She is also a certified PMP and ITILv3 professional and continues to engage in various MOOCs for continuing education and professional development.
WICT Rising Leaders are chosen based on a selection process led by over 80 cable telecommunications professionals who are alumnae of the program. Sangeeta was awarded a full scholarship to attend this program.
For over 35 years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in media. With over 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the industry. Comcast NBCUniversal, Charter Communications and Turner are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
At iconectiv, we envision a world without boundaries, where the ability to access and exchange information is simple, seamless and secure. As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, iconectiv realizes this vision for more than two billion people every day by providing market-leading solutions that enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv continues to protect and secure telecommunication infrastructures for service providers, governments and enterprises, while providing network and operations management, numbering, registry, messaging and fraud and identity solutions to more than 1,200 organizations globally.
A US-based company, Telcordia Technologies, doing business as iconectiv, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.