Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives
Robert Slinkard is Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives at Atairos. Robert joined Atairos after more than 12 years at Comcast, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, and brings 20 years of experience in the cable and telecommunications industries. In his most recent role, he was responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and implementation of Comcast’s customer experience transformation. During his tenure, Robert held several senior leadership roles across the organization.
Prior to being appointed Senior Vice President, Customer Experience, he served as Senior Vice President, Consumer Services Strategy and Operations, where he managed operations and product lifecycle management for Comcast’s residential services. Under Robert’s leadership, Comcast’s Broadband service reached 20 million subscribers and was rated the nation’s fastest residential Broadband service provider by PC Magazine. Previously, he was responsible for the national launch and product management of Comcast’s residential communication service, Xfinity Voice, which he helped grow into the nation’s fourth largest telephone service provider.
Before joining Comcast, Robert spent nearly 10 years at Accenture providing management consulting to Fortune 50 companies in the Communications and High Tech practice.
Robert received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from La Salle University.