About Drexel CCI 2023 Commencement Speaker Rick Rioboli

The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) at Drexel University is honored to host Rick Rioboli, executive vice president and Chief Technology Officer of Comcast Cable as its 2023 Commencement Speaker on June 14, 2023 at The Mann Center.

Photo of Rick RioboliAs executive vice president and Chief Technology Officer of Comcast Cable, Rick leads the technology organization that drives the innovation, development and management of the global platforms that power both customer and employee experiences, as well as the technology, architecture, and tools that underpin them. Over the past 18 years, Rick’s teams have been instrumental in the technology transformation propelling critical strategic initiatives at Comcast in customer experience, digital first, data privacy, and artificial intelligence. They have been awarded three Technology and Engineering Emmy's as recognition for the impact of their work on television engineering.

Rick has over 25 years of experience leading product and engineering teams focused on bringing innovative technologies and customer-facing products to market. He has been recognized as a Forbes CIO Top 50 Innovative Technology Leader and has received the Philly CIO of the Year Leadership and the Cable TV Pioneer awards.

Rick received his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Penn State University and his master's in computer engineering from Villanova University. He holds two patents related to wireless technology. Rick is an advocate for ongoing education and career development both at Comcast and across the Philadelphia tech community and is an active member of Drexel University’s College of Computing Executive Advisory Council.

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