BRIAN L. ROBERTS
Brian L. Roberts is chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, one of the world’s leading media, entertainment, and communications companies, and chairman of the board of directors of NBCUniversal.
Under his leadership, Comcast has grown into a Fortune 100 company and is the nation’s largest video provider, largest Internet services provider, and fourth-largest phone company. The company is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.
Roberts is a member of the board of directors of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association where he served as chairman for two consecutive terms from 2005 to 2007. Roberts also is a member of the Business Roundtable, a CEO only organization based in Washington, D.C., and serves on the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Roberts has won numerous business and industry honors for his leadership. In 2008, Roberts was recognized by Big Brothers Big Sisters for his outstanding leadership in the community. In May 2007, he was presented with the cable industry’s highest honor, the National Cable and Telecommunications’ Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.