Posts on Feb 2019

Leader Series: Christine Rodocker, VP of INSP Channel & INSP Films


Please join us for our Leader Series with Christine Rodocker, VP of INSP Channel & INSP Films. The event will be hosted in Mt. Elbert from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Doors will open at 11:40 am and will close promptly at 12:00 pm to ensure the event begins on time.

Please let us know if your availability changes so we may open your seat to another member.

More about Christine:

As Vice President of Distribution and Consumer Marketing, Christine Rodocker oversees cable, satellite, telco and OTT distribution marketing; as well as consumer marketing for general entertainment television network INSP and for INSP Films. She also creates partnerships to support B2B and B2C business.

Christine’s Distribution Marketing department develops campaigns for their clients that leverage the INSP brand in an effort to help those clients meet and exceed their business goals. These campaigns have been heralded for their innovation and creativity, and have been recognized with industry awards and honorable mentions.

Christine has been in the cable industry for more than 25 years, and she has worked with companies who include Viacom and Discovery Communications. She has initiated, created, planned and executed successful partnerships with MSOs, media, … Read more and comment

Pioneering African American Women in Tech

As part of Black History Month, we want to highlight some of the pioneering women in tech who made history with their achievements.

Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden were four pioneering black women who achieved the seemingly impossible through their vision, actions and hard work. They worked in the segregated town of Hampton, Virginia to help offload the massive amounts of aeronautical research needed to win the war. As Americans fought for victory in World War II, and the Space Race, these brilliant mathematicians worked quietly behind the scenes as “human computers.” Recruited by NASA and featured in the award-winning film; Hidden Figures, they also helped put a man on the moon.

In 2017 we had the honor of hosting one of these brave women, Christine Mann Darden D. Sc., as a speaker on our DWN Leader Series. She shared her wisdom and insights with us, including some practical tips for success.

Christine Darden’s 5 P’s for success:

  1. Perceive yourself in your dream job.
  2. Plan: What courses and background do you need to achieve it?
  3. Prepare: Work your plan.
  4. Persist through all the detours.
  5. Project: Is it a job that is growing or dying? Is this
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