Brian L. Roberts is Chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation. Under his leadership, Comcast has grown into a global company uniquely positioned at the intersection of media and technology with three primary businesses, Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky.
Brian has worked at Comcast since graduating from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was named President of Comcast Corporation in 1990 when the company had $657 million in annual revenue. Today, Comcast Corporation has approximately 186,000 employees worldwide and $121 billion in annual revenue.
Brian has won numerous business and industry honors for his leadership. He was recognized by Barron’s as one of the “World’s Best CEOs,” named a “Businessperson of the Year” by Fortune magazine and named one of America’s top CEOs by Institutional Investor magazine for the 17th time. Brian is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Pennsylvania Society’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement Award. He also received the Legend and Leadership Award from the Yale School of Management’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute.
Brian is a member of the Business Roundtable and served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He is on the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. He also served as Chairman of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) for two consecutive terms and is Director Emeritus of CableLabs, the research and development consortium for the cable industry, where he served three terms as Chairman.
An All-American in squash, Brian competed six times in the Maccabiah Games in Israel. He and his wife, Aileen, live in Philadelphia.