Friday, February 1, 2019
Open to all students throughout Bucknell, all majors and class years. Spend the day in Philadelphia, PA at Comcast’s headquarters. Three Bucknell alumni and Comcast Executives will share information on their work and how Bucknell shaped their futures as they provide insights for those interested in taking similar paths.
Students should apply on the BRIDGE and complete this Google Doc. Seats are limited 20 students. Open to all majors and class years.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and Resorts. Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content through its pay television services. It also provides communications services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive content rights. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.
7:15 AM Students meet bus at football stadium parking lot
7:30AM Bus departs campus
10:45-11:00am Bus drops of students and they walk into The Marketplace.
11:00-12:00pm The group has lunch in The Marketplace beneath the Comcast Center lobby (open to the public)–students pay on their own and obtain lunch in small groups.
12:00-12:15pm The group assembles in the Comcast Center lobby, checks in, and receives their visitor’s badge. Once everyone finishes checking in (photo ID required), either Sam’s or Trip’s EA will come down to escort the group to the meeting location
12:30-2:00pm Bob Eatroff, Executive Vice President, Global and Corporate Development and Strategy will speak with the students. Specifically he will walk them through the specifically through the Sky purchase.
2:00-3:00pm Sam Landman, Managing Director Comcast Ventures will spend time with students and share some specific cases on investments such at Vimeo, Cheddar, Zola and Axial, to name a few.
3:00-4:00pm Trip McMahon’, Assistant General Counsel at Comcast will address students and share how his role in legal plays into Comcast’s ventures, investments, operations and strategy.
4:00pm Depart Comcast