Nancy Davoust 


​Nancy Davoust is a Distinguished Engineer, Systems and Security Architect at Comcast. She is the Digital Transport Adaptor (DTA) device architect. On project Cavalry, Nancy has played a key role in creating an industry ecosystem, business model, technology agreements, video design and architecture. Additionally, Nancy creates technical specifications that vendors build the DTA devices against and supports working with care, enterprise services, conditional access technologies, quality assurance, operations and the markets to ensure DTA devices meet Comcast’s goals for business, operations and technology. Nancy has been a driving force in the success of the low cost DTA that supports the coexistence of competing conditional access systems as well as developing a platform that could include the coexistence with DRM technologies and competing video applications. She is also currently supporting CCAP video technology and architecture work.

Nancy brings over a decade of industry experience and is a subject matter expert who has designed components of and launched new technologies such as PacketCable, DOCSIS 1.1, DOCSIS 2.0, DOCISIS Set-top Gateway, Comcast RNG Set-tops, Authorized Service Domain, Downloadable Conditional Access System, Digital Transport Adapter and founded the world’s 3rd largest Public Key Infrastructure.

Nancy belongs to the Society of Cable Television Engineers and Women in Cable and Telecommunications. Nancy is a Comcast Executive Leadership Forum graduate and has been granted 2 patents for her work in conditional access technology.  She also volunteers at church for varying responsibilities such as activities chairman and as a Sunday school teacher.

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