Toni Stubbs Named WICT Network’s Women In Technology Award Winner
The WICT Network, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and Cablefax today announced Toni Stubbs as the winner of the 2022 Women in Technology Award. Stubbs is VP technology, engineering and operations at Cox Communications.
The Women in Technology Award was first launched in 1995 to recognize and honor leading women in cable technology. The annual award lauds the accomplishments of one woman who demonstrates outstanding professional achievement and significantly contributes to the advancement of technology in the cable and media industry.
Maria E. Brennan, WICT Network president-CEO, said: “We are all extremely proud to present Toni Stubbs with this well-deserved recognition. She is a multi-faceted, innovative leader with superlative professional credentials. Toni’s track record of success, together with her tireless advocacy for women, makes her the perfect recipient for this year’s esteemed Women in Technology Award. The WICT Network applauds and congratulates Toni.”
Patricia Martin, Cox SVP of the Integration Management Office (IMO), and 2021 award winner, will present the 2022 Women in Technology Award to Stubbs during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 21. As the 2022 Women in Technology Award recipient, Stubbs will be featured in an upcoming issue of Cablefax with an article detailing her numerous accomplishments.
“Toni Stubbs is a dynamic leader and so deserving of the Women in Technology Award,” said Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE, a subsidiary of CableLabs. “We are fortunate to benefit from her brilliance and leadership in advancing technology in the cable and media industry, and enthusiastically congratulate her for this prestigious honor.”
Stubbs is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox in Virginia. In this role, she leads all network planning, engineering and Master Telecommunications Center operations across Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints. Toni first joined Cox as vice president, information technology with Cox’s previous Middle America system, headquartered in Tyler, Texas.
“Toni is a seeker—constantly searching for ways to better herself, her team and her organization,” said Cablefax Editorial Director Amy Maclean. “She pushes herself to take on additional roles and engages in continuous learning, while also helping her colleagues embrace similar opportunities. Toni has served as a mentor to many inside and outside the industry, while also guiding Cox through significant network upgrades in the Virginia region.”