Local Comcast Executive named to Ebony Magazine’s Power 100


— Comcast executive Janet Uthman has been named to Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 in the “Corporate Crowns” category. The 2016 Ebony Power 100 celebrates the world’s most inspiring African-Americans.

All award recipients were recognized by Ebony Magazine during a ceremony in Los Angeles, California on December 1, 2016.

Based in Baltimore, Maryland, Janet Uthman serves as vice president of Inclusion and Multicultural Marketing for the Comcast Northeast Division.

Uthman is in charge of planning diversity and inclusion efforts and multicultural marketing strategy across 14 northeastern states from Maine to Virginia and the District of Columbia.

With over 19 years of marketing leadership, Uthman continues to lead efforts to increase awareness and adoption among diverse multicultural consumers.

Uthman previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Comcast’s Western New England Region, Director of Product Management for Comcast’s Western New England Region and Marketing and Sales Director for Baltimore City. Prior to Comcast, she owned her own cable industry consulting company, served as corporate marketing director for Black Entertainment Television, and held management positions with The Disney Channel and Coopers & Lybrand.

Uthman is also active in numerous community and industry organizations, including Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Black MBA Association.

For a complete list of the 2016 Ebony 100 nominees, visit: http://www.ebony.com/power100-2016/#honorees.html