Nancy Davoust

Nancy Davoust

Nancy Davoust

Distinguished Engineer, Systems & Security Architect Comcast

​Nancy Davoust is a Distinguished Engineer, Systems and Security
Architect at Comcast. She is the Digital Transport Adaptor (DTA) device
architect. On project Cavalry, Nancy has played a key role in creating an
industry ecosystem, business model, technology agreements, video design and
architecture. Additionally, Nancy creates technical specifications that vendors
build the DTA devices against and supports working with care, enterprise
services, conditional access technologies, quality assurance, operations and
the markets to ensure DTA devices meet Comcast’s goals for business, operations
and technology. Nancy has been a driving force in the success of the low cost
DTA that supports the coexistence of competing conditional access systems as
well as developing a platform that could include the coexistence with DRM
technologies and competing video applications. She is also currently supporting
CCAP video technology and architecture work.


Nancy brings over a decade of industry experience and is a subject
matter expert who has designed components of and launched new technologies such
as PacketCable, DOCSIS 1.1, DOCSIS 2.0, DOCISIS Set-top Gateway, Comcast RNG
Set-tops, Authorized Service Domain, Downloadable Conditional Access System,
Digital Transport Adapter and founded the world’s 3rd largest Public
Key Infrastructure.


Nancy belongs to the Society of Cable Television Engineers and Women in
Cable and Telecommunications. Nancy is a Comcast Executive Leadership Forum
graduate and has been granted 2 patents for her work in conditional access
technology.  She also volunteers at
church for varying responsibilities such as activities chairman and as a Sunday
school teacher.