Prior to joining Comcast, Mr. Wijewardena served as the Director of Research & Policy at the National Urban League (NUL) in Washington, D.C. where he used research to develop NUL’s economic policy agenda and managed NUL’s policy interactions in telecommunications and media. Prior to NUL, Mr. Wijewardena worked for a consulting firm in Chicago where he used data analysis to assist governments, foundations and political campaigns to develop policies and influence opinion. Mr. Wijewardena was also part of President Obama’s first campaign in Chicago. For the first eight years of his career, Mr. Wijewardena was a corporate attorney in telecommunications and media. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago concentrating in microeconomics and statistics, and law and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Sydney, Australia.
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