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Craig Patterson
Vice President, West Division Indirect Channel at CenturyLink


Craig Patterson is the West Division vice president for CenturyLink’s indirect channel. He leads the sales and revenue strategy for a $600 million+ organization within the CenturyLink channel partner program and oversees 100+ sales professionals. In addition, Patterson is lead on the global expansion of the CenturyLink channel partner program, including all indirect channel efforts in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC. Patterson earned a master’s degree in technology from Ball State University and has nearly 20 years’ experience leading Fortune 500 channel organizations. He has spent his career building and growing Indirect programs. Before joining CenturyLink, Patterson was one of the founding members of the Level 3 channel partner program, where he built revenue from $0 to $500 million over 15 years.

Agenda Sessions

  • On Topic Session: The Next Frontier: Opportunities for Channel Partners to Grow in International Markets