SVP, Content Acquisition

Comcast Cable

Gaiski continues to play a key role in helping shape Comcast’s video offering as the company has grown from a midsize MSO serving 2.7 million customers to the nation’s largest cable operator. With a multibillion-dollar content acquisition budget, Gaiski helps negotiate and administer programming contracts, as well as coordinate filed operations and communications for Comcast’s three operating divisions. Gaiski and her team recently finalized a comprehensive distribution pact with Fox Networks to deliver a wide array of content to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers.

What’s your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part is the people, the products and also the fact that no day is ever the same.
 
What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?
X2 and Cloud Services… Cable continues to redefine itself.
 
Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?
Engage and focus on what is in front of you every step of the day.
 
Who would you want to swap jobs with for a month and why?
Michael Angelakis, now he has a cool job!

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