Tony Williams

Sr Dir, Government & External Affairs
Comcast NBCUniversal

Tony Williams currently serves as the Senior Director of Government and External Affairs for Comcast NBCUniversal. In this position, Tony partners with Civil Rights, Consumer, and Community Based Organizations to advocate for free speech, civil rights, and economic inclusion in Technology and Media.

Previously Tony led outreach and partnerships for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program. Under his leadership Comcast build partnerships with over five thousand school districts and engaged more than nine thousand community-based organizations, government agencies, and federal, state, and local elected officials to spread the word. Today Internet Essentials is the largest and most impactful broadband adoption program in the world connecting over 4 million low income Americans to high speed Internet.

Prior to Comcast Tony worked for Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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