Wagner is savvy, ambitious and a tough negotiator. She leads negotiations for Comcast’s infrastructure technology, including network hardware, software, telecom and supplier diversity efforts. She has been credited with saving hundreds of millions of dollars throughout the years thanks to her dynamic strategies and negotiation skills. While engineering is important, all areas of cable are huge opportunities for women, according to Wagner.
What’s the most important aspect of mentoring?
Listening and learning are the most important aspects of mentoring.
What/who inspires you at work? What/who inspires you outside the office?
Making a difference every day inspires me. My mother has always inspired me.
Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?
Committing to take an evening a week away from work and minimize weekend work time.
Your favorite trick for unwinding?
The beach, football and NASCAR.