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Steven A. White was the oldest of those four sons. “It was the perfect case for me to be a victim,” he told Advisors Magazine in a recent interview, “but certainly my mother had a clearly different vision for her four little boys.” Today, White serves as president and special counsel at Comcast.
Steve White has had a storied career in the cable industry, including 11 years as president of Comcast’s West Division, where he managed 30,000 employees and drove annual revenue past $18 billion. But he cites helping his single mother clean hotel rooms as a young boy as the turning point in his life and business philosophy.
As president and special counsel to the CEO of Comcast on diversity, equity, and inclusion, Steve White takes these hot-button issues seriously. And he thinks many employers are missing the mark, especially when it comes to the Great Resignation, which he calls the Great Reset.
Steve lives out an uncompromising will to keep his purpose front and center. That purpose is to create a table of prosperity that everyone can participate in and enjoy. Steve is president, special counsel to the CEO of Comcast Cable. He works with executives on a number of important initiatives, including leadership development, strategic planning, diversity, equality, inclusion (DE&I), and digital equality.
I started leading frontline employees at Pepsi. These are men and women who are driving trucks to make deliveries at grocery stores, these are merchandisers who are in the stores merchandising the products and services. I really had to focus on what was important to them.
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Steve White’s path from the housing projects to president of Comcast West was punctuated by defining—and often heart-wrenching—moments. Moments that helped him identify what matters most and how he positively made a difference in his life and in those around him.
Steve A. White, President, Special Counsel to the CEO of Comcast, is considered one of the cable TV industry’s most dynamic leaders. The oldest of three sons, he rose from humble beginnings in Indianapolis helping his single mother clean rooms at a local Quality Inn to eventually becoming a corporate leader and board member of some of the nation’s largest companies.
Read his feature in Black Enterprise.
Steve grew up as the son of a fiercely determined and hard-working single mother. His book explores the defining – often heart-wrenching – moments on his path from the housing projects to president of Comcast West and how he positively made a difference in his life and for those around him.
Steve is the former president and now special counsel to the CEO of Comcast Cable. He works with executives on a number of important initiatives, including leadership development, strategic planning, diversity, equality, and inclusion, and digital equality.
He started working as a young boy with his mom and brothers. Because he started working at an early age he realized that an unwavering work ethic and commitment attracts opportunities that lead to an impactful life. Steve applies the same uncompromising will to keep his purpose front and center. His purpose is to create a table of prosperity that everyone can participate in and enjoy. His life journey translates into life lessons that he shares in his keynote message with large corporate, academic, nonprofit, trade audiences and soon-to-be-released book Uncompromising.
Steve White, former President of Comcast West, learned one of his most valuable leadership lessons while working a sales position way back in 1986. All it took, Steve says, was getting fired. Watch Steve White’s inspirational interview with The CEO Forum.