Robert S. Pick is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Comcast Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for all corporate development, merger and acquisition activities of the company. Bob has been involved in the development of the company’s strategic vision and the implementation of that vision through acquisitions and dispositions.
The major transactions he has worked on include the newly created NBCUniversal joint venture with GE Corporation; the sale of spectrum to and creation of a joint operating entity with Verizon Wireless; the acquisition of AT&T Broadband; the startup of many of the company’s regional sports networks and the unwinding of Comcast’s stake in Time Warner Cable. He also worked on the acquisitions of the cable assets of Adelphia Communications, Maclean Hunter, EW Scripps and Jones Cable; the start-up of the telecommunications company, Teleport, and the high-speed broadband company, @Home; the acquisition of cable networks E! Entertainment and the Golf Channel, and the acquisition and sale of QVC and Comcast Cellular.
Prior to joining Comcast in 1989, Bob held various financial positions with Bell Atlantic and spent 10 years with KPMG Peat Marwick. He has served on the Boards of several Comcast companies, charitable organizations and a private country club. A graduate of Drexel University with a B.S. in finance and accounting, Bob is a Certified Public Accountant. He serves on the President’s Leadership Council of Drexel University and has served on the LeBow Accounting Department Advisory Board.