SVP and Global GM Data Center Hosting - CenturyLink
As Senior Vice President at CenturyLink, David Meredith’s responsibilities include the oversight of 57 data centers and related hosting services across North America, Europe and Asia, which help thousands of customers grow their businesses through the innovative use of technology infrastructure.
An award-winning senior executive and international entrepreneur, Meredith previously served in Board Director, CEO, President and management roles for international businesses. His experience spans a range of industry verticals from venture-backed firms like NeuPals in China to business units of public companies such as VeriSign, Capital One, and CGI.
As an industry thought leader, Meredith has provided insights for leading media outlets such as BusinessWeek, USA Today and The Washington Post. He has written articles for CIO Magazine, Wireless Week and The Huffington Post. He also has spoken on industry topics for NBC’s Carson Daly Show, NPR’s Morning Edition, Seoul Broadcasting System, PBS’ Nightly Business Report, Bloomberg’s Empowered Entrepreneurs, First City Club CEO Lecture Series, and Yankee Group’s Wireless Leadership Summit.
Meredith was named “Top 40 under 40 – Best and Brightest Leaders” by Georgia Trend magazine in 2008 and “Top 40 under 40 – Business Leaders” by The Business Report and Journal in 2006.
David holds a Master’s Degree in the Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia (UVA) where he serves as a Director and past-Chairman for the Graduate Advisory Board. He graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from James Madison UniversityView the CEO Roundtables