Stephen joined Telia Carrier in 2016 as Head of Sales, responsible for North America Global Sales Operations. In this role, he is responsible for driving sales growth for the largest internet backbone ( AS1299) in the world. He is an active leader in the NANOG (North America Network Operator Group) community, working to ensure collaboration on next generation peering and transit connectivity across the globe.
Before joining Telia, Stephen held leadership positions in sales, operations, and engineering at Unite Private Networks, CenturyLink (now LUMEN), and Verizon.
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE:
• Selling and supporting Wholesale, Enterprise, Research and Education, Content and Gaming, and Media verticals.
• Global IP Transit intelligence operating a global network located in over 320 Data Centers worldwide.
• Oversee Expansion of the Telia global infrastructure in new data aggregation markets utilizing data centers as a key partner