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Shane Portfolio
Senior Vice President of Network Services at Charter


Shane Portfolio is SVP of Network Services for Comcast. In this role he and his team are responsible for the health and reliability of Comcast’s network that provides fast internet speeds for our increasingly connected customers. Shane is also responsible for Change Management, Deployment and Capacity Planning, and the company-wide One Network Initiative which is working to achieve sameness across engineering functions in processes, tools, functions, roles and responsibilities.

Previously, Shane served as 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 350employees. 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 and has completed master’s degrees in organizational leadership from Regis University and telecommunications from Denver University, as well as audited master’s courses in engineering at Stanford University. He is now in his PhD program focused on diversity and inclusion in the technology industry, with an expected completion in 2022.He is on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters Colorado, Metropolitan State University Denver, National Technical Diversity Council and The Difference Engine.

Shane also serves as a National Member of Technical and Engineering Advisors – SCTE, as well as a Technical Advisor for Cisco, Juniper, Ciena, Nokia and CommScope, and an executive consultant at Georgia Tech University. Shane is a 14-year veteran of the U.S. Army where he was a former Platoon Sergeant and Leadership Instructor and successfully completed the Army’s Primary Leadership Course, Officer Candidate School, and Senior Leadership Course.