Neil Smit serves as President of Comcast Cable Communications, responsible for all business aspects of the Company’s cable operations.
Mr. Smit joined Comcast in March, 2010 from Charter Communications where he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2005. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Smit was the President of Time Warner’s America Online Access Business overseeing Internet access services, including America Online (AOL), CompuServe and Netscape ISPs. He also served at AOL as Executive Vice President, Member Services, and Chief Operating Officer of MapQuest. Mr. Smit also was a regional president with Nabisco and served in a number of management positions at Pillsbury. For five and a half years, Mr. Smit served on active duty with the Navy SEAL Teams and retired from the service as a Lieutenant Commander.
Mr. Smit has served on the boards of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA), CableLabs and C-Span. He has a bachelor’s of science degree from Duke University and a master’s degree from Tufts University’s Fletcher School. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife and sons.
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