Ex-Comcast exec Kunkel lands at Microsoft

Gerard Kunkel, the executiave who was in charge of much of Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) interactive programming guide and user interface endeavors until announcing his departure from the company in early 2011, is now working with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), according to Multichannel News.

Kunkel is now the media strategy advisor for Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business. His role at Comcast and been senior vice president of user experience and product design.

His contribution in Redmond no doubt will be a win for a company whose game consoles are fast becoming cable TV set-top boxes.

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Kunkel announced in January he was leaving Comcast for other pursuits

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