Sharief Elgamal of DayBlink Consulting has been selected to the be the new TM Forum Head of Cable Initiatives.  In this role, he will be working with Cable executives and TM Forum members to establish business, technology, and market priorities and build collaboration teams to apply the Forum’s Frameworx best practices and standards to solve problems and create new ways of increasing revenue and lowering costs.

 "Sharief's experience in the industry blends both business and technical views of the challenges facing Cable Operator/ MSOs today," said Craig Bachmann, Senior Director of the TM Forum Open Digital Program.  "Sharief is an established industry thought leader with a long history of working on new product introduction, operations improvement, video performance and quality management, service assurance, customer care, and business services support and readiness.  His involvement in the Cable Initiative was accelerated after he began developing methodologies to apply Frameworx to defining business requirements, processes and system architectures."

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 DayBlink Consulting (www.dayblinkconsulting.com) provides strategy and execution advisory services with a client roster of forward thinking companies in the Fortune 500, growing medium-sized organizations, and leading academic and non-profit institutions.