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Madura Wijewardena - Participant

Madura Wijewardena is the Vice President of Global Public Policy at Comcast Corporation. He is responsible for analyzing broadband industry structure. He also partners with various parts of the company and external thought-leaders to develop and implement various strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Comcast in 2013, Madura was the Director of Research at the National Urban League where he was responsible for macroeconomic and demographic research and online community building campaigns. Prior to that, he worked for a consulting firm in Chicago where he used demographic data analysis to assist clients to target service delivery and influence public opinion. Madura was also a community organizer in President Barack Obama’s first campaign in Chicago. For the first eight years of his career, Madura was a transactions attorney in telecoms, technology and media based in Australia and focused on joint ventures, acquisitions and network deployments for clients in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Madura holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago focusing on quantitative analysis, and a law degree and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Sydney, Australia.

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Comcast Corporation

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Vie President, Global Public Policy