Title: SVP, Comcast Freedom Region
Years in Cable: 14
Education: BA, Journalism, University of Minnesota; Stanford Business School Executive Education Program; MBA, University of Wyoming
Best Advice: A leader never has a bad day.
Why Her? The Freedom Region, home to command central, is perhaps Comcast’s most competitive, so Talbot gets everyone off to the right start each week with the motivational email titled “Monday Morning Leadership: Be Inspired.” She believes in acknowledging hard work via face-to-face communication, too, and often speaks personally to employees at call centers and tech ops areas.