Juan Otero serves as Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for Comcast Corporation. In his role, he leads corporate DEI governance initiatives across the enterprise, manages the company’s external Corporate Advisory Committee, which provides advice and guidance to senior executive teams and consists of external national leaders in the fields of business, public policy, academia and civil rights, and provides strategic counsel around Comcast’s commitment to advancing social equality. During his time at Comcast, Juan has overseen the growth of the company’s DE&I data analytics team and has been instrumental in deploying a data-driven approach to advancing DE&I throughout the business.
Prior to joining Comcast Corporation, Juan served as a director for the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C. and previously served as Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he led the Department’s efforts to develop improved interoperability technologies and communications. Before DHS, he worked as Principal Counsel for the National League of Cities.
Juan currently sits on several national nonprofit boards including the Easterseals National Board, the Hispanic Federation, and the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Advisory Board. Additionally, Juan co-chairs the Aspen Latinos Task Force on Latino Digital Success and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He also serves on the Panasonic Foundation’s North America board of directors as well as the Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture (CEDWC) at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Previously, Juan sat on the governing boards of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, and the Studio Theater Board of Washington D.C.
Juan is a graduate of Cardozo School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate. He also holds a Master of Public Administration from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The City College of New York.