PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that Devesh Raj has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning. In this role, Raj will help drive the overall growth strategy at Comcast and NBCUniversal, including leading the identification and pursuit of strategic business opportunities, partnerships, alliances, and licensing agreements. He reports to Alexander Evans, Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Development and Strategy for Comcast Corporation, and will be based at Comcast’s headquarters in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Comcast, Raj spent the past 14 years at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in New York where he served as a Senior Partner and Managing Director leading the firm’s Telecommunications, Media, and Technology practice in North America. In that capacity, he focused on strategy and assessment for leading companies and emerging businesses in technology, media, software development, cloud innovations, and customer service transformations.
“Devesh is an extremely talented and highly respected professional in the technology industry with an impressive track record of identifying opportunities for growth and change,” said Mr. Evans. “I am thrilled to welcome him to Comcast, where he will serve as an integral member of our strategy leadership team, drive our long-range planning, and bring new ideas and business concepts to the company.”
Raj earned a PhD in applied physics from Yale University. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the New York Hall of Science and was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum earlier this year.
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