Roy Novosel

Company Name: 
Comcast
Industry: 
Telecommunications and Technology
New Title or Honor: 
Vice President of Engineering for Washington state

In this role, Roy will manage the network, engineering and construction teams, and ensure the health and growth of one of the state’s largest converged, fiber-optic networks. The Comcast network spans more than 33,000 miles across 200 communities in the state and serves upwards of 1.6 million residents and businesses.  

Novosel is a technical operations, construction and network engineering executive with 20 years of experience at Comcast. He joins the Comcast Washington Region after serving as Senior Director of Network Maintenance for Comcast Houston. In this role, he led a team of more than 250 people responsible for the health, performance and growth of the region’s 28,000-mile fiber and coaxial cable network. 

Previously, Novosel held the role of Senior Director of Construction for Comcast Houston where he oversaw all residential and commercial construction projects and builds. Prior to that, he was Director of Comcast Houston’s Excellence Operations Center (XOC) team, which monitors the health of the network, identifies vulnerabilities and helps remedy outages.  

“Roy is a fantastic leader who understands our business and how the engineering team can contribute to its success,” said Rodrigo Lopez, Regional Senior Vice President of Comcast Washington. “I look forward to working together to make sure communities across the state have access to our industry-leading network, services and technology.”

Novosel is a military veteran who served as a U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Phoenix. He is also an active member in The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers, serving as the board president of the Sam Houston Chapter before relocating to Washington state. 

"I'm happy to be joining Comcast Washington’s leadership team and I look forward to setting the strategic direction of our engineering efforts across the state, so we can bring communities the best possible network and services," said Novosel. “We are committed to offering residents and businesses the most reliable connectivity available.”

For more information on Comcast in Washington state, please visit  https://washington.comcast.com/