Susan Jin Davis, former Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of Comcast NBC Universal, is an industry expert and senior CSR executive with 30 years of experience in telecommunications, media, entertainment and technology. As Comcast NBC Universal’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, Ms. Jin Davis was responsible for identifying sustainable strategies and priorities and for implementing the company’s Sustainability Program across all of Comcast NBCUniversal business units and functions.
In 2011, Ms. Jin Davis negotiated a historic Memorandum of Understanding between Comcast and the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national community as part of the company’s acquisition of NBCUniversal. This created ground-breaking diversity commitments in the areas of programming, supplier and employment, and community investment.
She led the launch of Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program, which offers affordable high-speed internet for low-income households. Now in its tenth year, Internet Essentials is Comcast’s largest, most successful community investment initiative, which has connected more than 10 million low-income Americans to all the opportunities of a digital world through low-cost, high-speed internet at home.
Recognized by Forbes as one of “Five Women of Color Who Should Be On Your Radar Screen,” she completed the Women in Cable Telecommunications Senior Executive Summit at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, the Women’s Executive Leadership Program at the Wharton School of Business and the Cable & Telecommunications Association Executive Management Program at the Harvard Business School. She has been named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” by Cable FAX Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Minorities in Cable” by Cable World for many years.
An advocate for AAPIs in business and corporate America, she is active in the community nationally. She serves as the Chair of the Board of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies and is a director on the Board of the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship. Additionally, Ms. Jin Davis is a past board member of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics and the Asian and Pacific American Scholarship Fund. Her other volunteer leadership service includes the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Law Center and the Board of Trustees of her undergraduate alma mater, Bryn Mawr College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law of Penn State University.