David Tashjian currently serves as Comcast’s Senior Vice President of the California region. In this role, he is responsible for all Comcast cable operations in California. He leads nearly 3,500 employees and serves more than 3.5 million customers, driving annual revenue of $6 billion. David is responsible for technical operations, engineering, business operations, marketing, external affairs, human resources, growth, customer experience, financial health of the region, and most importantly the satisfaction and engagement of the team.
David has more than 15 years at Comcast and 25 years in the industry. Most recently, David served as Senior Vice President of the Oregon/SW Washington region, which serves ~1 million residential and business customers and previously held the title of Vice President of Sales Strategy and Operations for Comcast’s West Division, based in Denver, CO. In this role he provided strategic leadership to support and grow Comcast’s residential consumer products in the 10 States. David’s team, in collaboration with region leadership, was responsible for designing the go-to-market strategy and playbook for all field sales channels, additional responsibilities included back office support for 5,000+ teammates consisting of communications, escalations and compensation. David joined Comcast in 2005 and has a variety of roles, first in Delaware, Virginia, and subsequently Beltway. In 2010 he joined the West Division as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Twin Cities. Previously, David worked for Dish Network in Chicago.
David has been successful in sales, operations and general management since his first leadership role at the age 19. His ability to identify the strengths in others that complement his teams is a large part of his success. David’s passion for his work, his commitment to seeing colleagues succeed, and his focus on results are the qualities that enable him to build great teams. David is a lifetime advocate, learner, ally, and teacher that helps others see there are many different paths to success
When David isn’t working you can find him spending time with his wife Andrea, along with their children MJ and Liv. David is now proud to call California home, and has lived in 17 cities! David is a former chef, has a passion for the arts of all kind, and has served on multiple business and philanthropic boards. David has also completed multiple executive leadership programs at Harvard, Wharton and Stanford.