David N. Watson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Comcast Cable. In this role he oversees the teams responsible for day-to-day operations of the cable division, including sales and marketing of the Company’s video, high-speed Internet and voice cable services, as well as oversight of the Company’s three operating divisions and Comcast Spotlight, the Company’s advertising sales unit. He also leads the Company’s customer experience improvement initiatives focused on customer satisfaction.
A veteran of the communications industry, Dave has served in leadership roles for the nation’s top communications services providers. Before joining Comcast Cable in 1991, he served for seven years with Comcast Cellular Communications, Inc., first as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing and later as President. As President of Comcast Cellular, Dave led the unit’s operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Maryland before administering the sale of the division to SBC Communications. Previously, he headed sales and marketing efforts at Bell Atlantic Mobile and Metrophone.
Dave serves on the Board of Directors for the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), the Partnership for a Drug Free America and the Education Committee of the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia. In 2006, he received the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s Vanguard Award for his work in marketing.
A graduate of the University of Richmond, he holds a B.A. in political science. Dave resides with his family in Rosemont, PA.