David ShacochisVice President of Enterprise Technology and Field CTO at CenturyLink
David Shacochis is Vice President and Field CTO for Enterprise Technology at CenturyLink. He works with business leaders across CenturyLink’s multi-billion-dollar enterprise division on integrated edge use cases that generate business value from digital interactions across various asset-intensive industry verticals. These efforts leverage all of CenturyLink’s assets across adaptive networking, connected security and IT services. As a senior leader within CenturyLink's product management organization, he is responsible for sales growth, user experience, strategic alliances and roadmap development.
David has been a leader in technology services for over twenty years, sharing his experiences in many of the major divisions of a technology organization including global operations, customer service, software integration, technical marketing, product management, corporate development and systems integration. Over the past fifteen years Mr. Shacochis has been focused on the product lifecycle at CenturyLink since taking responsibility for managed hosting services and supporting its transition to the Edge Cloud portfolio that puts mission critical workloads within milliseconds of digital business interactions worldwide.
A former engineering professor at George Mason University, his professional experience with firms at the heart of the cloud computing revolution - such as UUNET, Exodus Communications, Digital Island, Cable & Wireless, Fusepoint, Qwest, Savvis, and Tier 3 - has built a wealth of IT infrastructure experience with a variety of clients across diverse industries in both the public and private sector.