SCTE Vendor Day - Speaker Panel Biographies

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Ed Marchetti

Ed Marchetti is Senior Vice President of Technical Operations for Comcast Cable, overseeing technical operations, workforce operations, network operations, technology and tools, communications, data/analytics and the customer/tech experience.  With more than 30 years of telecommunications and information industry experience, Ed offers fresh perspective and strategic direction for operational excellence and is a true “servant leader” who leads by example, inspiring excellence, goals attainment and operational success. Ed’s drive for successful project implementation through change management, product enhancements and reliability resonate one common goal – make the decision through the eyes of the customer. 

Ed’s former role was in the Northeast Division where he was the Senior Vice President of Operations/Engineering overseeing technical operations, engineering, business improvements and residential and commercial construction across the Division’s 14 Northeastern states from Maine through Virginia and the District of Columbia.  He held several vice president roles of increasing responsibility in the California Region, overseeing engineering, network operations, technical operations and construction. Among his many accomplishments in the West, Ed oversaw all aspects of implementation to upgrade more than 14,000 miles of network in California and launch dozens of new products and services in partnership with key internal and external stakeholders. Prior to joining Comcast, Ed held executive leadership roles at AT&T Broadband and TCI.

Ed is a graduate of Comcast’s Executive Leadership Forum (ELF) and has completed the SCTE (Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers) Tuck Executive Leadership Program. Ed also serves on the National Board of Directors Finance Committee for the SCTE.

When not working, Ed enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, biking, playing golf and watching professional sports. He is passionate about helping the less fortunate, and gives back to the community through REACH Project, a family and drug counseling program founded by his mother, and other local organizations.

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Woody Cash

Woody has decades of experience in the Broadband Industry as a Technician, Senior Systems Engineer and Network Manager. Woody holds the following technical certificates: BCT,BDS, BTS, and BTCS. Woody currently manages a team of 55 people who love their job and their team. Woody is currently serving on the SCTE Golden Gate Board of Directors and the SCTE Cable Games Subcommittee. On his time off Woody enjoys snow skiing, mountain biking and traveling.

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Jackie Danielsson

Jackie Danielsson holds the title of Regional Commercial Construction Manager for Comcast California.  In 1999, Jackie began her career in telecommunications as a Customer Repair Representative.   Jackie has held positions of increasing responsibility and in various departments from repair to warehouse, information services, acquisition conversions, government affairs, finance, technical qc, project management, and construction.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

Jackie’s passion lies in shaping the industry leaders of tomorrow through her role at Comcast and also as the 2017 President of the Northern California Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications. 

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Todd Giardino is a Training Manager for Comcast University in California. Todd 22 years of experience has spanned many positions in many different departments including technical operations, sales, retail stores and training. Todd also has many years of experience as a call center supervisor, technical operations supervisor, and XOC supervisor before his current role.

Currently leads a team consisting of 14 technical trainers and two sales trainers that service the Northern California area from Ukiah to North Santa Barbara.

Todd enjoys spending his spare time with his seven children and restoring cars.