Tony G. Werner is Senior Technology Advisor at Comcast Cable. In addition to advising on key technology issues, he develops cross-company innovation opportunities, works closely with industry organizations, and explores new opportunities with technology partners.
Tony’s 14-year legacy as Chief Technology Officer and then President, Technology, Product, Xperience, Comcast Cable accelerated the pace of innovation within Comcast, shrinking time to market for new products and features from months to weeks, and in some cases, days. In addition, under his leadership, the team created the features that helped the X1 win Emmy Awards for both user experience and the groundbreaking X1 voice remote. In 2016, Tony won a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award in honor of his distinguished career as a technologist, innovator and leader.
Prior to Comcast, Tony served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Global, Inc., in Englewood, CO, where he led the company’s global strategy for video, voice and data services. He has more than 40 years of engineering and technical management experience, having also held senior management positions with Qwest Communications, Aurora Networks, TeleCommunications, Inc. (TCI)/AT&T Broadband, Rogers Communications, Inc., and RCA Cablevision Systems.
Tony served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and the SCTE Foundation from 2015-2017.
Tony has a degree in Telecommunications from Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, MN.
Tony lives in Denver with his wife.