Neil Smit serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable and Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation. In this role, Neil is responsible for all business aspects of the Company’s cable operations.
Neil joined Comcast in March 2010 from Charter Communications where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2005. Prior to joining Charter, Neil was the President of Time Warner’s America Online Access Business, where he oversaw Internet access services, including America Online (AOL), CompuServe and Netscape ISPs. He also served at AOL as Executive Vice President, Member Services, and Chief Operating Officer of MapQuest. Neil also was a regional president with Nabisco and served in a number of management positions at Pillsbury. For five and a half years, Neil served on active duty with the Navy SEAL Teams and retired from the service as a Lieutenant Commander.
Neil serves as the Chairman of CableLabs, the research and development consortium for the cable industry, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). He serves on the board of directors for C-SPAN and on the Executive Committee of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors for Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.
Neil earned a Bachelor of Science from Duke University and a Master’s degree from Tufts University’s Fletcher School. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife and sons.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mar, 2010 - Current (over 6 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
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