Philly Tech People News 1/1/2012

'Wonder Women' Class of 2012 Named By Multichannel News
Dozen Dynamic Female Execs To Be Honored At March 13 Luncheon In New York
(Multichannel News)
Includes three Comcast/NBCU execs.

Dozen 'Women to Watch' Slated By 'MCN'
Will Be Celebrated, With ‘Wonder Women' Class, At March 13 Event
(Multichannel News)
Includes execs with Comcast, QVC, Canoe Ventures.

N.J. governor’s chief of staff will return to pharmaceutical industry (Med City News)

N.J. entrepreneur joins Oprah and Richard Branson on CNBC Top 10 List (

Leadership shift at Reading Hospital gives doctors more say (

Synchronoss Appoints Robert Garcia to President and Chief Operating Officer
Company Announces Other Key Management Appointments
(Business Wire)

Joe Callan joins PC Scale, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer (Press Release)


Comcast and NBC launch sports network
The new outlet will boost programming and distribution of the former Versus. Costs could rise.
(Philadelphia Inquirer)
Inquirer's Bob Fernandez does an excellent job of explaining the current economics of sports programming.

Speaking of which:

MSG, MSG Plus Now Dark on Time Warner Cable Systems
RSNs, MSO Can't Bridge License Fee Differences as Contract Expires
(Multichannel News)

Planalytics To Provide Weather Guidance For The 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic (PR Web)