Jeanine Gubler Heck is Executive Director of Product Management in the Technology and Product organization of Comcast Cable. In this role, Jeanine is leading the company’s efforts to bring artificial intelligence into XFINITY products. She was the founding product manager for the X1 voice remote, launched in 2015 and currently used in more than 10 million Comcast customers’ homes with over 4 billion total voice commands since launch. The voice remote allows customers to discover TV content through intuitive voice commands.
Since joining Comcast in 2007, Jeanine has used her entrepreneurial approach to product management to build algorithms that enhance user experiences. In addition to managing the creation of the voice remote, Jeanine has led the launch of a cloud-based TV search engine as well as the company’s first TV recommendations engine.
In 2012, Jeanine was the founding leader of Comcast’s Women’s Network for its inaugural three years. She also is a frequently featured speaker at conferences about voice recognition, artificial intelligence and women in tech.
Jeanine spends her time outside of work encouraging young people to pursue careers in technology. She is a mentor to the BambieBotz, a FIRST Robotics team at her high school alma mater, St. Hubert’s High School for Girls, and she sits on Comcast’s FIRST Robotics steering committee, which sponsors 40 teams nationwide. Additionally, Jeanine frequently speaks to high schools in the Philadelphia area about careers in computer science and product management.
Jeanine received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia University. She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and 4 children.