Jackie Puente, Executive Director for External Affairs – COMCAST

Jackie Puente is the executive director for external affairs at Comcast, responsible for partnerships with diverse stakeholders on policy issues in media and technology space. Throughout her career Jackie has served as a translator between public, private, and nonprofit entities, and an advocate to empower communities with access to technology and skills for economic progress.

Jackie recently graduated from the National Association for Minorities in Communications (NAMIC) Executive Leadership Development Program at the University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business. She is an American University graduate, and a 2004 National Security Education Program Boren Scholar in Moscow, Russia at Moscow International University.

Jackie is Chairwoman of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Corporate Alliance, and is proud to serve on the NCLR Corporate Board of Advisors and President’s Council, US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Senior Executive Corporate Advisory Board (SECAB), the CNC Corporate Advisory Board, and the Comcast NBCUniversal External Joint Diversity Council. She lives in Washington, DC with her family