Natalie Makowka currently serves as Executive Director, Application Development at Comcast Business. Her team’s vision is to use experience, creativity, and teamwork to make innovative business services a reality at Comcast. In this role, Natalie is responsible for all aspects of software development. She has also has championed the very successful Agile transformation of her organization, which has brought increased productivity and transparency. Natalie leads an amazing team of professionals who are passionate about delighting our customers with high-quality, leading-edge solutions.

Natalie brings 20 years of business analysis, systems planning, and product development to Comcast. Prior to joining her current team, Natalie held a variety of roles at Comcast in marketing operations, wholesale and retail telecommunications. Natalie began her career in international telecommunications with the consulting firm American Management Systems. She worked on large-scale customer care and billing systems for deployments in France, Great Britain, Germany, and the US. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) from Georgetown University. In 2016, Natalie was honored with the WICT Woman to Watch award.

While not at work, Natalie attempts to master the art of cooking and enjoys spending time with her family in the beautiful Colorado mountains. Natalie has been inspired by many in her career but none more than her grandmother, who arrived in America and trail blazed into a career in fashion design and her mother, who broke through gender barriers to become a chemist.