Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation (Festival Underwriter)
David L. Cohen is a Senior Executive Vice President and the Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation. He has a broad portfolio of responsibilities, including corporate communications, government and regulatory affairs, public affairs, legal affairs, corporate administration, corporate real estate and security, community impact, and senior counselor to the CEO. Previously, Cohen was a partner in and chairman of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll. From 1992 to 1997, David served as Chief of Staff to the mayor of Philadelphia. Cohen serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and its Executive Committee. His additional board service includes Penn Medicine, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and its CEO Council for Growth, City Year, National Urban League, and UnidosUS. David is also the Campaign Chair for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s 100th Anniversary and is a member of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission. He has received numerous awards for his civic and charitable activities.