Craig PattersonVice President of Sales – Indirect Channel, West Division at CenturyLink
Craig Patterson is vice president of sales for CenturyLink’s Indirect Channel West Division. In this role, he leads all sales and revenue for a $500 million plus organization within the CenturyLink channel partner program and oversees 45 sales professionals. He is also the lead on the global expansion of the CenturyLink channel partner program, including all indirect channel efforts in EMEA, LATAM and APAC. Patterson has nearly 20 years’ experience leading Fortune 500 channel organizations and has spent his career building and growing indirect programs. Prior to joining CenturyLink, he was one of the founding members of the Level 3 channel partner program, where he built revenue from zero to $500 million over a 15-year span. Patterson has a master’s degree in technology from Ball State University.