Jeff Storey is president and chief executive officer of Level 3 Communications, a global telecommunications company with a comprehensive portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions. Mr. Storey was named to his current position in April 2013 and also is a member of the company’s board of directors.
As CEO of Level 3, Mr. Storey positioned the company to capitalize on the industry transition from legacy services to more efficient and secure technologies. Level 3’s global network is foundational to providing these enhanced network capabilities. He also prioritized a company-wide focus on the customer experience enabling his team to respond more effectively to the complex demands of the market.
Before assuming his current role, Mr. Storey served as the company’s president and chief operating officer, with global responsibility for Level 3's sales, marketing, customer and network operations, IT and business process engineering spanning three regions: North America, Latin America and EMEA.
Mr. Storey has held a number of leadership positions in the telecommunications industry. He served as president and CEO of WilTel Communications and was president of Leucadia Telecommunications Group. He also held senior executive positions at Cox Communications, where he was a founding member of Cox Business Services. He began his 30-year career in the telecommunications industry with Southwestern Bell Telephone.
It operates a Tier 1 network. The company provides core transport, IP, voice, video, and content delivery for medium-to-large Internet carriers in North America, Latin America, Europe, and selected cities in Asia. Level 3 is also the largest competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and the 3rd largest provider of fiber optic internet access (based on coverage area) in the United States.