Greg Rigdon

Title: EVP, Content Acquisition, Comcast Cable

Education: BA, Orberlin College; MA,
Russian Studies

Years in Cable: 10

Rigdon oversees the strategic direction of Comcast Cable’s content portfolio—and that amounts to the negotiation of hundreds of programming agreements for the company. He and his team are responsible for negotiating long-term TV Everywhere distribution agreements with multiple content providers, successfully securing the rights for customers to watch content online, on mobile and on TV. With the continued integration of products and services, expect more content deals to surface moving forward.

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Better Call Saul”

My first job: A Privatization Analyst in the former Soviet Union

Favorite charity you work with: Cradles to Crayons

Hoverboard, driverless car or drone: Driverless car, so I won’t have to take SEPTA anymore.

Favorite vacation spot: Colorado

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