Ajamu Johnson is Senior Director of Supplier Diversity & Strategic Procurement for Comcast, one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.
Since joining Comcast in 2008, Mr. Johnson has led vendor diversity and inclusion activities for the company’s cable division with a geographic footprint spanning 39 states and the District of Columbia. His duties include establishing corporate goals, policy, strategy, and objectives that ensure maximum utilization of diverse businesses in the contracting process. In 2010, he worked closely with Comcast’s executive team to establish an unprecedented series of diversity and inclusion-related voluntary public commitments in connection with the successful completion of Comcast’s acquisition of NBCUniversal.
Mr. Johnson has been involved in minority business outreach and development for 10 years. In his previous position at the Urban Affairs Coalition he was instrumental in assisting a number of organizations in fulfilling economic development plans for capital construction projects. Additionally, he worked to cultivate and maintain strategic partnerships with the business community, grassroots associations, elected officials, and city and state government.
Mr. Johnson earned a degree in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University; in 2013 he was named to Drexel’s inaugural 40 Under 40 list. In 2011, he graduated from UCLA’s prestigious Executive Leadership Development Program. Additionally, he completed the Bank of America Neighborhood Builder Emerging Leader Program in 2007. Currently, he serves on the advisory boards for the Philadelphia Urban League Center for Entrepreneurship and the National Veteran Owned Business Association. Mr. Johnson is a native New Yorker and currently resides in Philadelphia.