Comcast Names Mark O'Leary Regional Vice President of Business Services for California

Oct 21, 2009, 12:43 ET from Comcast

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast has named Mark O'Leary as Regional Vice President of Business Services for Comcast's California Region. In his new role, O'Leary will provide executive leadership for all areas of Comcast Business Class, including sales, operations, marketing and construction as Comcast gains market share in the small and medium businesses across its California footprint.

Over the last 24 years, O'Leary has held various executive positions in the telecommunications, cable, software and networking industries. His career includes VP/GM roles in Fortune 500 companies and as CEO of venture-backed start-ups in the technology sector. In these roles, he has had a track record of successfully scaling companies and business units in high growth environments.

O'Leary also served as the Executive Vice President of Broadband Services at Excite@Home where he was responsible for the $450 million @Home and @Work business units. O'Leary's responsibilities included, P&L, operations, sales and marketing, product development and overall service delivery of consumer and commercial Internet products. In this capacity, O'Leary and his team scaled the Excite@Home's consumer broadband Internet base from 1.8 to 3.6 million subscribers, resulting in the largest broadband Internet network in existence.

O'Leary spent 19 years with AT&T in various executive and management positions including Vice President of Managed Network Services, Director of Global Technical Marketing and GM of National Accounts. In these capacities, O'Leary was one of the principals of the transformational management of AT&T Business Services that led to its market leadership in the data services industry.

Comcast Business Class offers small and medium businesses a full suite of robust and reliable Internet, phone and video services that will work for any type of business, including a home-based business or a commercial location. Comcast's solutions are delivered over America's leading fiber-optic network and backed by support from a team of knowledgeable experts.

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) ( is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.9 million cable customers, 15.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.0 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.

Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, ten sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including ( Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.

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