SBCA Announces Joseph Widoff as Executive Director
Washington, D.C., July 7, 2008 -- The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association (SBCA) today announced the appointment of Joseph Widoff as Executive Director.
The SBCA Board of Director's Executive Committee said in a joint statement that, “Joe Widoff has a demonstrated track record of leadership and entrepreneurship throughout his career. His strong managerial and financial skills, in addition to the depth of his knowledge about the broadcasting industry, technology and education make him an ideal fit for SBCA’s needs as we move to raising the visibility and impact of the organization.”
Mr. Widoff stated that, “I am very grateful to the SBCA for giving me the opportunity to serve as its Executive Director. With a strong staff and supportive Board, I have no doubt that the SBCA can become an even more valuable and effective representative of the satellite industry in its many facets of advocacy, representation and training.”
Mr. Widoff has a graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an undergraduate degree from Clark University. He was elected as a “DTV Pioneer” by the Consumer Electronics Associations and has been recognized by both NTIA and PBS for his leadership in the digital television conversion.
The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association is the national trade organization representing all segments of the satellite industry. It is committed to expanding the utilization of satellite technology for the broadcast delivery of video, audio, data, music, voice, interactive, and broadband services. Additional information can be found at www.sbca.com.