Todd A. Porch (MBA 2020) is vice president, client care and services for Effectv, Comcast’s advertising business unit. In his current role, Porch oversees all of Comcast’s advertising operations within the U.S. With a passion for talent development and a commitment to growing the company’s high-performing leaders, Todd founded the Comcast Denver Leadership Academy, a year-long development program serving all of Comcast’s business units with presence in Colorado. The program has been running for 6 years and has served over 125 of the company’s up-and-coming leaders.
Prior to Comcast Effectv, Comcast International and Comcast Technology Solutions senior leadership teams during his tenure, Porch served as executive director of operations and account management for the Americas at Yahoo! Inc. There he led an organization that generated and managed over $3 billion in display advertising revenue for the company. Before starting at Yahoo! in 2009, Porch was senior vice president and general manager of e-media for the Nexstar Broadcasting Group in Dallas, Texas.
Prior to Nexstar, Porch served as the senior director of Yahoo! Inc.’s North American Operations organization, where he was responsible for the company’s rich media data centers, infrastructure development, implementation and live event production. He came to Yahoo! in 2000 through its acquisition of Broadcast.com, where his management roles included establishing and operationalizing the company’s broadcast ingest, encode, archive and serving infrastructure.
The 27-year communications industry executive previously held various sales and operations management positions in the telecom industry at Sprint Corp. Todd has served on multiple nonprofit boards of directors serving children and minority organizations. He was also a participant and advisor in the Dallas Chamber program Leadership Dallas. He holds an MBA from the Daniels College of Business and a BSW from the University of Kansas.
Todd lives in Castle Pines Village with his wife, Rebecca, and their three daughters, Mollie, Anderson and Emma Jane.