“I’m excited by the prospect of working with an entrepreneur to realize his/her vision. While I can recognize brilliance in the plan or the idea, I have a deep admiration for those who bring it to life.”
At Comcast Ventures
Rich is responsible for identifying, evaluating and executing new investments as well as supporting Comcast Ventures’ portfolio companies on their strategy and business development efforts. Rich is focused on a variety of sectors ranging from Enterprise Software/SaaS to Consumer Media/Commerce and leads the group's investment efforts in Education.
Before Comcast Ventures
Prior to joining Comcast Ventures, Rich spent 10 years in operating roles for companies at the intersection of media and technology. Most recently, Rich was Senior Director of Strategy & Development for Comcast Interactive Media, where he helped launch new products and led high-priority growth initiatives in consumer-facing media and online advertising. Prior to that, Rich worked for Sony Pictures Entertainment and Lehman Brothers.
Rich graduated with highest honors from UC Santa Barbara and received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.
Rich is a sports fanatic. He’s a huge supporter of the Angels, Lakers and Eagles, participates in multiple fantasy leagues and loves to play recreational sports whenever he can. He also strongly believes that they should change the name of Softball – “total misnomer…I have the skull fracture to prove it!”