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Charlotte Field
SVP, Application Platform Operations, Network Operations at Charter Communications


Charlotte Field has been with Charter since January 2015 when she was named Senior Vice President – Application Platform Operations, Network Operations. In this role, Charlotte led six verticals including: Service Delivery, Cloud Infrastructure and Operations, Operations Support Systems, Network Security, Operational Intelligence and APO Support and Implementation Centers.

Prior to Charter, Charlotte Field was the Senior Vice President – Infrastructure and Operations, National Engineering and Technical Operations at Comcast. Charlotte led a combined organization responsible for supporting the Comcast national infrastructure and operations for both the Enterprise and Customer Facing Networks/Products. Prior to the AT&T Broadband merger with Comcast, Charlotte was Senior Vice President for Technical and Network Operations Organization for AT&T Broadband. Charlotte previously held numerous technical and managerial assignments in AT&T Bell Laboratories, AT&T Long Lines and AT&T Communications. Her assignments included positions in engineering, operations, systems development, and finance.

Charlotte graduated from Michigan Technological University (MTU) with a degree in Electrical Engineering. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a focus in Finance. She is also a graduate of executive programs from INSEAD and Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Charlotte is a member of Beta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi and Delta Mu Delta honor societies. She is an active member of the Michigan Technological University Presidential Council of Alumnae and was a member of the MTU Engineering Advisory Board and the University of Colorado (CU) Engineering Advisory Board and the ATLAS Board. She is a member of Women in Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) and the Society of Cable and Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and held board positions in both organizations. In 2004, she was recognized by the Rocky Mountain WICT as a Walk of Fame Inductee. In 2005, she received the Women in Technology National Award and was named a Wonder Woman by Multi-Channel News in 2008. Charlotte has also been honored as a top woman in Technology by Cable FAX multiple times. In 2010, Charlotte was named to the FCC Technical Advisory Council representing Comcast and the industry. Charlotte was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers in 2017. She was also appointed to the FCC Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council VI (CSRIC) in March 2017 for two years as a member and then appointed Chair of CSRIC VII in March 2019 for a two-year term. In 2023, she will become the recipient of the Rocky Mountain WICT Lifetime Achievement Award. On a personal level, Charlotte enjoys time with her husband Tom and their extended family including her amazing grandchildren.

Agenda Sessions

  • Cable Keynote II: Future of Cable Technology