Steve HeebPresident and General Manager at RDK Management
As President/GM of RDK Management, Mr. Heeb is responsible for managing all aspects of RDK Management, including leading faster development/innovation cycles and managing relationships between a diverse set of community members such as OEMs, MVPDs, and other key vendors/suppliers. Steve also serves as Vice President of Licensing & Strategic Development at Comcast, where he manages key Comcast licensing initiatives including the DTA technology, RDK software, VOD technology, and the EBIF interactive TV software. This includes managing CAL, the video content protection licensing company jointly operated by Comcast and Arris to provide secure network technology solutions to product companies and MVPDs. He joined Comcast in 1994 and has held various positions in product and business development. Notably, this included leading a Comcast development group for new products and services on the digital video platform including software development, set top box hardware development and new products such as Interactive Programming Guides, Video on Demand, High Definition Television, Digital Video Recorders, Interactive Television, and the associated strategic business deals. Prior to Comcast, he worked at Raytheon performing engineering and international business roles associated with multiple technology joint ventures which included extensive travel in Japan and China. Mr. Heeb holds a MBA from Drexel University and a BSEE from The Pennsylvania State University. Has also been involved on a board or in an advisory level capacity with a variety of associations including the Entertainment ID Registry Association (EIDR), the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Advanced Media Committee, and the Drexel University Lebow College of Business Center for Corporate and Executive Education Advisory Council.