Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> December 4, 2000

Brian Roberts – Comcast Corporation (cmcsk)

BRIAN L. ROBERTS is President of Comcast Corporation. He has been President since 1990. He joined the Board of Comcast in 1987, at which time he held the position of Corporate Executive Vice President. Mr. Roberts spent eight years in various management positions with Comcast before assuming the presidency. Mr. Roberts' leadership positions in the telecommunications industry include the Chairmanship of the National Cable Television Association (1995-1996) and continuing membership on NCTA's Board and Executive Committee; he is Chairman of CableLabs, the cable industry's technological research and development organization. He is also a member of the Board of The Bank of New York, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Mr. Roberts is a founding co-Chair of Philadelphia 2000, a nonpartisan committee that attracted the Republican National Convention to Philadelphia ' the first national political convention in the city in over 50 years. Mr. Roberts is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania. Profile
TWST: Could you provide our readers with a brief overview of Comcast


Mr. Roberts: Comcast is now the third largest cable operator in the

country with 8.2 million customers. We