Steve Burke

COO
Comcast

Burke joined Comcast in 1998 as president of Comcast Cable. Under his leadership, Comcast has become the largest cable company, largest residential Internet service provider and third largest phone company in America. In addition to overseeing the company's products and services, Burke also oversees Comcast's programming networks, advertising and Comcast Interactive Media. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University with an MBA from the Harvard Business School, Burke joined The Walt Disney Company in 1986, rising to the position of President of ABC Broadcasting. If he doesn't have a lifetime pass to the theme parks, he should.

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Comcast Says Surprisingly Good Ratings Will Let NBC Break Even On Olympics

No grousing about NBC’s Olympic coverage from Comcast executives today: On the company’s earnings call, Comcast EVP Steve Burke said prime-time ratings for the games are way ahead of the company’s estimates, and that the cable giant now expects to break even on its coverage, instead of a projected loss of $100 million to $200 million. (An earlier version of this report incorrectly attributed Burke’s statement to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.)

Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Prove Steve Burke Can Take a Joke

The NBCUniversal CEO drops by the “The Jersey Floor” and is a good sport about letting his employees insult his network to his face.

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Comcast Moves Goal Posts for NBC Sports

Less than three months after Comcast Corp. took control of NBCUniversal, NBCU’s new CEO, Steve Burke, is angling for sports deals and pushing a big shift in how the entertainment company would use them. Mr. Burke, who had been chief operating officer of Comcast, has long been interested in building a more viable competitor to Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN.

Meet the New Boss: What's on Steve Burke's Mind as He Takes Over NBC U?

No surprise that Comcast COO Steve Burke would be taking the reins at NBC Universal after the cable company swallowed it up–even though Comcast insisted that wouldn’t be the case. “Jeff Zucker is going to be CEO of the entity,” Burke told BoomTown’s Kara Swisher in June in an onstage interview at the eighth D: All Things Digital conference. Here’s more from that chat.

NBC U's Okay Quarter Just Fine for GE

GE doesn’t really care much about NBC Universal, which is why it’s happy to hand it off to Comcast once regulators sign off. But for the record, the cable/broadcast/movie conglomerate posted an okay quarter: Revenues were up five percent and operating profit was up 13 percent, the company said this morning.

Comcast COO Steve Burke at D8: The Full, Uncut Video

As promised, All Things Digital is posting the full videos from our eighth D: All Things Digital conference, held in early June. Today, we tune into Comcast (CMCSA) COO Steve Burke to hear about the cable giant’s plans for its pending acquisition of NBC Universal from GE (GE), which will create a television powerhouse.

Full D8 Video: Comcast COO Steve Burke

As promised, All Things Digital is posting the full videos from our eighth D: All Things Digital conference, held in early June. Today, we tune into Comcast COO Steve Burke to hear about the cable giant’s plans for its pending acquisition of NBC Universal from GE, which will create a television powerhouse, both online and off. That is, unless Google and Apple have something to say about it.

Feds' Hairy Eyeball on Digital Not Just for Silicon Valley: Comcast/NBC Deal Continues to Undergo Stop-Start Vetting

It seems like every day, a different Silicon Valley company is in the crosshairs of one of the alphabet soup of federal government regulators over a range of concerns. But one of the more important digital inquiries these days is the hairy-eyeball once-over Comcast is getting in the vetting of its deal to acquire NBC Universal. And it’s clear that the company is going to have to answer mounting questions about how it plans to conduct itself online.

D8 Photos: Steve Burke Session

Here are photos from Kara’s interview of Comcast COO Steve Burke.
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D8 Video: Comcast’s Steve Burke Explains Why Google and Apple Won’t Eat His Lunch

Web video gets you whatever you want, whenever you want, more or less. So who needs a cable company? Comcast COO Steve Burke made his case Wednesday at D8.
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The D8 Site Is Now Live

The D8 Site Is Now Live