Ron Hranac has been in the cable industry for more than 48 years. Recently retired, he remains active in standards and specifications development at CableLabs, IEEE, and SCTE, and is an Associate Board Member of the Society’s Rocky Mountain Chapter. A Fellow and Emeritus Member of SCTE, Ron was inducted into the Society’s Hall of Fame in 2010, is a co-recipient of the Chairman’s Award, an SCTE Member of the Year, and is a member of the Cable TV Pioneers Class of ’97. He received the Society’s Excellence in Standards award at Cable-Tec Expo 2016. He has published hundreds of articles and papers, and has been a speaker at numerous international, national, regional, and local conferences and seminars.