VP, External and Government Affairs, Comcast Corp.

Forget office politics. Perkins plays ball with the real legislative leaders who make the big decisions affecting Comcast’s business interests. It’s a role that he says takes “smart, hardworking people who know how to get things done.” He’s done a lot himself since coming aboard in 2001, before the company nearly tripled its operations. Regulatory and local legislative initiatives, grassroots communications and political strategy are a few areas he has influenced. He also plays a crucial role in advancing digital literacy, helping low-income families receive discounted Internet through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program.

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The FCC on Tuesday released its annual broadband deployment report, which drew criticism and dissents from the agency’s two Democratic commissioners who have long complained about flaws in the data and

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