Ted Girdner

VP, Strategic Initiatives & Business Development

Comcast, California

Ted Girdner has served as Vice President of Business Services for Comcast’s California Region since August 2012.  He is responsible for the overall management of Comcast California’s B2B organization that provides data, telecommunications and video products to commercial customers.

Most recently, Girdner served as the Vice President, Business Services for Comcast’s Houston Region.  In this role, he exceeded all budget target for sales, revenue and cash flow, leading Houston Business Services to two consecutive years of over 40% revenue growth including a national best of a 70% increase in year-over-year net customer acquisitions.  Prior to that, Girdner was the Senior Director, Sales Operations for Comcast’s Business Services in Philadelphia.  In that role, he led all aspects of organizational development and operational support for 1,500 sales and leadership professionals.  Girdner has built and led “outside” and “inside” sales organizations for small business, enterprise and national account channels.

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Girdner also has extensive experience in engineering, finance, sales, operations and management.  He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and holds an MBA from Cornell University.