University of Southern California

Pieter Poll
Senior Vice President Network Services
Company: 
CenturyLink

Pieter Poll oversees the planning, engineering and construction of CenturyLink’s national and international networks to support capabilities for hosting; LD voice and VoIP; data, transport and fiber networks; cloud-based services and distributed functions. He also leads a team that performs vendor technology management on behalf of Network Services. He previously served as CTO for Qwest and was responsible for the strategic technology direction of the company. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for Telecom Management at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He participates on the Advisory Board for the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado – Boulder. In 2009, Poll was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.