VP, Business Affairs
NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios

As NBCUniversal Cable’s hard-line negotiator, Gomez is charged with scoring the best deals possible for the company’s cable nets and studios. He led negotiations for Syfy’s “Alphas” and “Hollywood Treasure,” and USA’s “Royal Pains” – to name a few of his recent successes. Rafael says his best mentor is his father. “He taught me to reach for the stars and persevere to the end, while still living by the principles of integrity, fairness and compassion.” Diversity matters, he says, because we’re “a diverse amalgamation of people and cultures – Unless we can create programming that addresses that diversity, we will not survive in the long run.”

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The FCC adopted a NPRM seeking comment on how to maximize efficient use of the 500MHz of mid-band spectrum available in the 12.2-12.7GHz band. The hope of the proceeding is to further a conversation as to

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