Mitchell Ashley is VP of Information Technologies at CableLabs where he and a talented team support a wide variety of cable industry innovation, research, lab, infrastructure and IT initiatives. A reputation for innovation and bringing new technologies to market, Mitchell is recognized for creating multiple products and online services, broadband networks and successful businesses throughout his career. Mitch has also held CIO, CTO and leadership positions at StillSecure, Jato Communications, US West, EDS, Absolute Performance. He co-founded several successful businesses including BoldTech Systems, Vozle LLC, Converging Network LLC and The CISO Group. An early adopter of social media for business, Mitch began professionally blogging and podcasting in 2006, appearing in numerous media and online publications including Network World, Computer World, USA Today and CIO.com. Mitch also blogs at http://ConvergingNetwork.com where he covers cloud, mobility, collaboration, software development and IT transformation.