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Comcast Names Shawn Adamson Vice President of Commercial Business Services for the Mile High Region
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Adamson will lead implementation of Comcast's broad range of commercial services in the region, including Metro Ethernet for businesses with sophisticated networking requirements and bandwidth demands</i> </p>
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Comcast Names Shawn Adamson Vice President of Commercial Business Services for the Mile High Region10:00 EDT Wednesday, April 17, 2013
DENVER (Business Wire) -- Comcast Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services, announced that Shawn Adamson has been named Vice President of Commercial Business Services for the Mile High Region.
As Vice President of Commercial Business Services, Adamson will lead Comcast's expanding portfolio of business solutions and services, including Metro Ethernet, which provides mid-sized enterprises with secure, reliable and high-performance fiber networks that offer more scalable bandwidth and significantly higher speeds from 10Mbps to 10Gbps solutions. She also oversees the in-market introduction of Upware a simple to use, cloud-based marketplace stocked with applications from Comcast and partners to meet a range of business needs including data backup, data security and collaboration tools from industry-leading companies including Box, Carbonite, DigitalSafe, Microsoft, Mozy, Norton, Soonr, Websense and YouSendIt.
“Comcast is quickly building a reputation not only for providing the entertainment and home connectivity that people want, but also a provider of the business and commercial services that companies need—one that delivers scalable solutions for a range of business markets,” said Rich Jennings, Comcast Regional Vice President. “Shawn is perfectly suited to lead Comcast as it continues to thrive in this area. Throughout her extensive career, she has demonstrated her ability to create new business opportunities, lend knowledge and experience to customers and gain loyalty and respect from employees and clients.”
Adamson brings in more than 18 years of management experience in sales and operations. She most recently served as Vice President of Sales for FatPipe Networks in Salt Lake City, where she consistently grew and delivered top sales results which included increasing the company's quarterly revenue year over year, including closing the second largest sale in the company's 12-year history. Prior to her role at FatPipe, Adamson served as Regional Vice President for the XO Communications' West Region, which included Colorado. In this role, she led the sales, marketing, service, and delivery of voice, data, cloud, and IP communications services to all XO West Region business customers.
Adamson has been honored and recognized for many awards including one of Utah Business Magazine's30 Women to Watch, Trustee of the Year from Utah's Technology Industry and Technology Trailblazer from the Women Tech Awards. Adamson and her family have relocated to Denver from Salt Lake City.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.
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