Juan Otero serves as Senior Vice President at Comcast Corporation where he leads DEI initiatives across Comcast NBCUniversal, focusing specifically on governance, public policy, and strategic employee engagement. His responsibilities include oversight of DEI analytics; organizational alignment on the company’s public policy positions with DEI implications; broad activation of employee resource groups and related volunteerism platforms; and development of targeted DEI workforce education and training. He also supports integration of DEI to Comcast NBCUniversal’s community impact initiatives. Previously, Juan served as Vice President for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Federal Government Affairs team. In this role he was responsible for federal legislative advocacy with Members of Congress and the Administration.
Juan was also responsible for developing strategies for achieving corporate legislative objectives and actively working with third-party policy stakeholders. Prior to joining Comcast Corporation, Juan served as a director for the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C. and previously served as Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he oversaw the Department’s efforts to develop improved interoperability technologies and communications. Before joining DHS, he worked as Principal Counsel for the National League of Cities. Juan currently sits on several national nonprofit boards, including Easterseals, the Hispanic Federation, and the Smithsonian’s Latino Center. Juan also sits on the Panasonic Foundation’s board of directors. He has previously sat on the governing boards of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, and the Studio Theater Board of Washington D.C.
Juan holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a M.P.A. from American University.