Title: Chief executive officer and chairman, Comcast Corp.

Home: Philadelphia.

Family: Married to Aileen K. Roberts; three children.

Education: Graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with business degree.

Resume: Joined Comcast Corp. in 1981 and rose through the organization, working for local systems in New Jersey and Michigan before becoming president in 1990, CEO in 2002 and chairman in 2004.

Observation: Said longtime media

executive and friend Barry Diller: "He's probably a little more paranoid [than his father, Ralph] and that may be one of the reasons why he will get through this period of creative destruction better than most."