Lumen Technologies has evolved from a well-known telco to one of the biggest technology companies in the channel. In this edition of Channel Futures TV, Lumen’s Dave Young, Ecosystem Chief, and Sam Sundstrom, Director of Marketing, describe this evolution and how the company’s channel partner program is leading the industry.
Craig Galbraith is the editorial director for Channel Futures and Channel Partners, joining the team in 2008. Before that, he spent more than 11 years as an anchor, reporter and managing editor in television newsrooms in North Dakota and Washington state. Craig is a proud Husky, having graduated from the University of Washington. He makes his home in the Phoenix area.
Dave Young is the SVP, Strategic Sales at Lumen overseeing the company’s Indirect, System Integrator, Global Hyperscaler, and Digital Ventures organizations.
A visionary leader, Dave has 30 years of experience in the technology industry playing a key role landing business that increases Lumen’s customer relationships and marketable solutions.
Sam Sundstrom is a Director of Marketing at Lumen responsible for the company’s Indirect and Strategic Channels segments. Sam is a proven leader with extensive marketing and management experience in direct and indirect channels. Sam has had a successful marketing career at three Fortune 200 companies, plus a wireless Internet start-up.
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With approximately 450,000 route fiber miles and serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure platform for applications and data to help customers deliver amazing experiences.