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Chris Rezentes
Director, Product Management (Network) at CenturyLink


Chris Rezentes is the Director of Product Management (Network) for CenturyLink Asia Pacific. In his role, he leads the regional product strategy, P&L, and roadmap for CenturyLink’s network products including IP, Ethernet, Wave, SDN, NFV, Cloud Connect, CDN, and Collaboration solutions.

Prior to joining CenturyLink, Chris was the Regional Manager at Verizon Technology and Network Planning for South East Asia before leading Verizon’s Asia Pacific Product and Partner Strategy group in 2014.  During this time, Chris led a team instrumental in the planning and implementation of new MPLS / IP hubs across the region.  He was also overseeing the strategy and expansion of Verizon’s fiber network in Singapore, which doubled in size after his arrival.

Chris was formerly based in the United States, where he was responsible for the Asia Pacific mesh design and architecture team for Verizon.  In this role, he spearheaded the commercial negotiation and technical design supporting implementation of the Verizon global mesh backbone network between the US and Asia.

Chris has over 23 years’ of experience in the telecommunications and technology industry, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications Systems Management from Ohio University (US).