April 23, 2017
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—For the third year in a row, GCI’s Tina Pidgeon and Bob Ormberg have been named to the Cablefax 100 list of top influencers in the nationwide cable industry.
As general counsel, senior vice president of governmental affairs and chief compliance officer, Pidgeon is a member of GCI’s eight-person executive team and has helped position the company as a leader in the telecommunications industry. Pidgeon oversees all of GCI’s legal, policy and advocacy strategies and manages a department of 25 employees who are responsible for the company’s contract negotiations, regulatory efforts and compliance programs. Known for being a creative and pragmatic decision-maker, Pidgeon also serves as an advocate for her coworkers. She is the founding executive member and visionary behind the GCI Women’s Network (GWeN), a forum for peer-to-peer networking, training and discussion for GCI employees. Pidgeon has more than 20 years of experience in the cable industry and is a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications and the Federal Communications Bar Association.
Ormberg has more than 30 years of experience in the cable industry and has spent the past 18 years with GCI. He is a board member for the National Cable Television Cooperative and also serves as head of its programming committee. His accomplishments include the launch of many advanced GCI products, growth in GCI’s customer base and spearheading successful negotiations with major companies such as TiVo and Netflix to offer GCI customers new, high-demand services.
Pidgeon and Ormberg were awarded spots in the regional section nominations category, announced in the April edition of Cablefax: The Magazine. Every year, the Cablefax 100 salutes influential cable executives whose notable contributions together lead the cable industry to innovative heights.
GCI is the largest communications provider in Alaska, providing data, wireless, video, voice and managed services to consumer and business customers throughout Alaska and nationwide. Headquartered in Alaska, GCI has delivered services for nearly 40 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com.
Heather Handyside, GCI