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Meet Kalpa Subramanian in RENO, NV June 11-12th, 2018 Print
Written by Eric Heitz   
Monday, 21 May 2018 12:06
 
Kalpa Subramanian is the Vice President of Engineering for Comcast California. In this role, Subramanian is responsible for developing the culture of the team, and creating a collaborative framework for the organization of ~300 people strong. Subramanian is responsible for setting the pace of deployment for new projects and oversees a capital budget of ~$350 Million.

Prior to this role, Subramanian served Comcast as the Senior Director of Regional Engineering at Comcast California. In this role, Subramanian was responsible for the California Engineering Network, managing >$100 Million of capital expenditure annually. Subramanian oversaw technical aspects of all deployment relating to Comcast California’s Voice, Data and Video traffic for residential and commercial subscribers.

Before this position, Subramanian led the Infrastructure and Operations team as Director of Comcast’s National Engineering and Technical Operations (NETO) group. In this position, Subramanian was responsible for deployment and maintenance of Voice and Internet products for residential and commercial subscribers. Since joining Comcast in 2008, Subramanian has made significant contributions to deploying various product suites including Universal Caller ID, IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS), DOCSIS 3.0, Xfinity Home, Wi-Fi, Text Messaging, Advanced home gateways and commercial wholesale voice products.

Before joining Comcast, Subramanian served in various roles for Avaya Inc., deploying and supporting enterprise communications solutions. Under Subramanian’s leadership, Avaya established the ‘Top Five’ support model to provide global support for Avaya’s top tier of corporate customers. During her tenure at Avaya, she worked on various product suites including the Communication Manager, S8xxx series of products and Avaya Session Manager. Before joining Avaya, Subramanian served in various verticals including Healthcare Information Services, Educational Informational services and technical consulting, which gave her the opportunity to travel and live in five countries across the globe.

Subramanian earned her Bachelors in Engineering from University of Madras and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Denver. She is also a graduate of the Comcast Fundamentals of Leadership, class of 2010 and WICT Rocky Mountain Leadership Institute, class of 2011. Subramanian was recently awarded the “Women to Watch” award by Rocky Mountain WICT and the “Game Changer” award by Comcast leadership. Subramanian has been a repeat presenter at the SCTE National Expo for 2012 and 2013 on the subject including remote home automation and big data manipulation.

She is a member of the Beta Gamma Phi honor society and also founder and committee member for CLEAR program (Comcast Leadership Engineering Achievements & Relationship). Recently, Subramanian was awarded “40 under 40” by Diablo Magazine. Subramanian has a patent issued by the USPTO for “Registration for SIP endpoints”. Subramanian, her husband, daughter and golden retriever live in Dublin, California. 
   
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