Comcast West Division
Session - A Conversation with Shane Portfolio
Shane Portfolio is Senior Vice President of Technical Operations and Engineering for the Comcast West Division, with responsibility for engineering, technical operations and advanced services for approximately 8.6 million customers. Shane oversees the Division’s fiber network and IP-based infrastructure, and is instrumental in overseeing testing and deployment of new technologies and resources to assist the Division’s technical operations and engineering teams in delivering a reliable network and customer experience, with innovative new products and services.
Prior to joining the West Division team, Shane was Vice President, Engineering for the California Region, where he was responsible for the oversight, guidance, direction and vision for all Technical Engineering aspects throughout the Comcast California footprint.
Shane served as the Vice President of Engineering and XOC in Comcast’s Central Division before moving to California. In that role, Shane was responsible for a team of 350 employees. Prior to that, Shane was the Sr. Director of Network Operations for Comcast’s EPS organization. He has also served as Comcast’s Director of IP Operations.
Shane began his career in cable as a Comcast Account Executive answering technical phone calls.
Shane holds a Bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University, as well as completed Master’s degrees from Regis University, Denver University and programs at Dartmouth University and Notre Dame University. He is currently auditing classes at Stanford University’s Master’s in Engineering program.
He is on the Board of Directors for WICT, National Diversity Council, Vice Chairman of SCTE Advanced Engineering and is the Region One Director for SCTE. He is also a former Platoon Sergeant and Leadership Instructor for the U.S. Army and successfully completed the Army’s Primary Leadership Course, Officer Candidate School, and Senior Leadership Course.