Neil Smit

Title: President & CEO, Comcast Cable;

Senior EVP, Comcast Corp.

Education: Duke University; Master’s, Tufts University’s Fletcher School


Stephen Burke

Title: CEO, NBCUniversal; EVP, Comcast Corp.

Education: Colgate University; MBA, Harvard Business School


Michael J. Cavanagh

Title: Senior EVP & CFO, Comcast Corp.

Years in Cable: Less than 1 year

Education: B.A., Yale University and a J.D., University of Chicago


With Smit responsible for all business aspects of Comcast’s cable operations, the company continues to innovate with its X1, Cloud DVR and in-home WiFi products. What’s more, in 4Q 2015 it had its best video subscriber numbers in eight years. Burke maintains NBCU’s news, sports and entertainments networks, TV production operations, a TV stations group, theme parks and a movie business. Look out for his oversight of the 2016 Olympics in Rio and soon DreamWorks. And rounding out the power trio is business-minded Cavanagh, former J.P. Morgan Chase brass, who joined Comcast in last May to replace former CFO Michael Angelakis.

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