14. LeeAnn Talbot
Regional SVP, Greater Chicago Region, Comcast Cable
Years in Cable: 7
Education: BA, Journalism, U of Minnesota; MBA, U of Wyoming; Stanford Executive Development Program
Talbot helms the Greater Chicago region, a top-ranking operation in a slew of categories. She attributes the region’s success to making employee satisfaction, product development and customer service her top priorities. The result? Increased revenue and cash flow across the board. Talbot is most proud of “taking Comcast’s Greater Chicago region’s performance from the bottom to the top by most measures,” she recently told CableFAX.