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Roger Keating

Hearst Newspapers Digital Media
Senior Vice President
Roger Keating joined Hearst Television, Inc., in July 2008 as senior vice president overseeing the company's growing Digital Media unit, bringing with him a broad background in various sectors of the media industry.

Keating has run large cable TV operations at Comcast and most recently at Time Warner, where he presided over the integration of the Adelphia acquisition in the Los Angeles Region. He ran the voice services business at AOL, and also ran the AOL Health and AOL Travel verticals. In terms of digital media, he led the formation of Comcast's Internet division in the mid 1990s and oversaw the development of its high speed data business. In 1998 he founded and was CEO of Zatso, a company that worked with media companies to offer streaming video-based “personalized newscasts.”

Keating began his career after graduating from Notre Dame with an industrial engineering degree as an efficiency expert, working in factories and distribution facilities. After obtaining an MBA from Stanford, Keating worked as a strategy consultant at Mercer Management Consulting in disparate industries ranging from jet fighters to bakeries.