Andrew Ward serves as Group Vice President of Spotlight Integrated Media Sales for Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable. Based in New York City, he works with the client and agency community to develop strategic partnerships that utilize Comcast Spotlight’s full suite of cross-platform digital advertising and emerging technologies to create customized cross-platform marketing solutions.
From 1999 until he joined Comcast Spotlight in 2004, Andrew was Executive Vice President, Director of Sales for National Cable Communications (now NCC Media), the spot cable sales rep organization, which is 60% owned by Comcast. Based in NCC’s New York headquarters, he was responsible for directing the company’s sales personnel and development of spot cable sales strategies.
Andrew’s career with NCC spanned a total of fifteen years, during which he he held a variety of positions. He began as an account executive in the Boston office in 1987, and held the positions of both sales manager and vice president of NCC’s Midwest region while based in the Chicago office between 1989 and 1993. He was promoted to vice president, general sales manager in New York in 1994, and then to senior vice president in 1997.
Prior to joining NCC, Andrew was employed as a senior media planner at Young and Rubicam in New York from 1983 to 1987, working on such accounts as Kraft/General Foods, Adidas and Gulf.
A graduate of the Wesleyan University in Middletown Connecticut, Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Politics. He lives in Westport, CT, with his wife, Leslie, and their three sons.
Which Screen-Every Screen: TV Everywhere and the New Advertising Environment
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 156C East