Comcast Cable, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today that Thomas J. Wlodkowski has joined the company as Vice President of Accessibility. In this newly created role, Mr. Wlodkowski will develop a strategic plan focused on the usability of Comcast's products and services by people with disabilities and pursue opportunities to further enrich the customer experience for the disability community. He reports to Charlie Herrin, Senior Vice President, Product Design and Development, Comcast Cable.
"Comcast is developing new and innovative communication technologies at a rate that is faster than ever before. It is extremely important that our products and services are easily available and functional for everyone to be able to use these technologies that have become essential for communication, education and entertainment," said Mr. Herrin. "We are thrilled to have Tom join our team as he brings a wealth of knowledge that will help us to better serve our customers with disabilities through our new and current products."
Mr. Wlodkowski joins Comcast from AOL, Inc. where he led accessibility for the past decade. Among his many accomplishments there, he oversaw the launch of AIM Relay, which allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled to place phone calls to their friends and family through telecommunication relay services.
Mr. Wlodkowski holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the American Foundation for the Blind and is a member of the Loudoun County Disability Services Board. He previously served on the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee and the Board of Trustees for the National Braille Press. Mr. Wlodkowski will be relocating to the Philadelphia area with his wife and son.
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Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast 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.