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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IAB Tech Lab Forms Addressable Group

A new collective that’ll lead the development of technology frameworks, technical standards and market strategy to make every TV environment addressable was formed by IAB Tech Lab. It’s called the Advanced TV Commit Group, which hopes to increase interoperability and standardization across TV.

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