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Michael J. Cavanagh, ’88 B.A., J.D.


Michael J. Cavanagh serves as chief financial officer of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 30 global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky.

Mr. Cavanagh has a broad range of responsibilities, including overseeing all financial functions, corporate development, strategic planning, and corporate administration. Comcast Corporation has approximately 189,000 employees worldwide and $116 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Cavanagh joined Comcast in 2015 after spending more than twenty years in the financial services industry. From 2012 to 2014 he was co-chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Corporate & Investment Bank, a global leader in its industry with over $30 billion in revenue and more than fifty thousand employees located in over fifty countries. Previously he served as JPMorgan Chase’s CFO for six years, from the time of its 2004 merger with Bank One through the financial crisis. Immediately prior to joining Comcast, he briefly served as co-president and co-chief operating officer of The Carlyle Group, a leading global alternative asset manager. Mr. Cavanagh earned a B.A. from Yale and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the board of HealthVerity. At Yale, he served as a non-trustee member of the Yale Corporation Committee on Investments before being appointed chairman of the committee. Mr. Cavanagh was appointed a successor trustee in 2020.

Resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania