VP, External and Government Affairs
Comcast

Perkins manages Comcast’s government affairs team in Philadelphia and handles outreach to third parties. His decade-long tenure at Comcast has exemplified leadership in public policy, political strategy and managing legislative issues at a local level. “The expansion of choices from three broadcast networks to hundreds of cable channels has allowed for much greater diversity of programming on TV,” Perkins says. Nonetheless, there’s more to be done. “The industry still has much opportunity for growth in attracting, developing, and retaining diverse executive level talent.”

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