Rebecca Heap leads Video & Entertainment for Xfinity, the nation’s largest pay TV distributor of video and entertainment services and products. With a strategic focus on innovation and seamless access to the best entertainment experiences across platforms, Comcast has introduced next generation video products and services under the Xfinity brand that transcend traditional TV including Xfinity X1, the company’s flagship entertainment platform for its TV customers, and Xfinity Flex, a 4K streaming device that enables Xfinity Internet customers to easily find all of their streaming services and manage their connected home network.
Bec brings 20 years of international experience in telecommunications and digital media to Comcast spanning a broad range of responsibilities across strategy, pricing and packaging, commissioning, acquisitions, programming and distribution.
Bec joined Comcast in early 2019 as the Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Projects, where she was responsible for management and execution of the Xfinity Consumer Services strategy, ensuring cross-functional alignment, growth and success across all lines of business, and identifying opportunities for collaboration across the Comcast portfolio of companies, including NBCUniversal and Sky.
Prior to Comcast, Bec served as Head of Distribution, Programming & Digital for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) where she was responsible for the strategic growth and development of ABC’s digital and broadcast platforms to maximize reach and impact. Before ABC, she served as Director of Content & Partnerships for Foxtel, the leading pay television company in Australia, along with General Manager, Strategy and Programming for AUSTAR, a satellite TV and broadband provider and former subsidiary of Liberty Global.
Bec started her career in strategy, focused on consumers, retail and media. She holds a graduate degree in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australia, and a B.A. and B.S. from the University of Sydney. Bec lives near Philadelphia with her husband and three children.