12-07-2020 - (Denver, CO)
The Board members of Adaptive Spirit recently voted to expand their membership by adding two new faces, welcoming Colleen Langner and Ewam de Freitas to the organization.
“Adaptive Sprit is excited to welcome Colleen and Ewam to the Board of Directors,” said Steve Raymond, Board Chair for Adaptive Spirit. “We are excited at the new perspectives they will bring to the organization and thank them for their willingness to pitch in to support the cause.”
Colleen is senior vice president of field operations for Cox Communications. In this role, she has enterprise responsibility for field operations across the company including field services, outside plant maintenance, field operations strategy and vendor management. Government and public affairs and human resources teams are also under her leadership. Langner is a 25-year Cox veteran holding senior level marketing and sales roles. As the former SVP of marketing operations, she was a driving force in helping Cox to adapt to new market conditions, customer expectations and unrelenting competition. She has been honored by MultiChannel News with a Wonder Woman award, which is given to female executives at the forefront of cable television and communication industry. She is the recipient of multiple CableFax’s Most Powerful Women Awards and the Woman of the Year from Women in Cable Southern California Chapter. A cable industry veteran and honored by a number of industry organizations, Colleen got her degree at Marquette University. A Midwestern at heart, she now lives in Atlanta with her family.
Ewam is vice president of product and technology for Liberty Latin America with responsibilities across 20 consumer markets delivering communications, high speed connectivity and entertainment products. Liberty Latin America is an integrated telecommunications company focused on the Caribbean and Latin America. Prior to joining Liberty Latin America in 2019, Ewam held Product and Technology leadership roles at Level 3, Charter and Comcast. As a competitive athlete from his early to late years in soccer and cycling, he is passionate about athletic endeavors. His greatest passion is creating experiences with his wife and daughter. He received a B.S. in Biology from James Madison University.
The Adaptive Spirit Board steers the direction for this not-for-profit trade association that focuses on building business relationships and effective networking practices in the telecommunications industry. Through initiatives that focus on education and networking, Adaptive Spirit champions the strength of business relationships with the result of creating a more profitable industry. To that end, Adaptive Spirit provides education, recognition, information and networking opportunities for cable companies, content providers and others who supply products and services to the industry.
Adaptive Spirit also organizes and hosts its Annual Event in which proceeds support the US Paralympic Ski and Snowboard team. Next year’s event is set for April 8 – 10, 2021.