Leadership Bios

Leadership Bios

Neel Dev

Neel Dev is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CenturyLink and has global responsibility for CenturyLink’s financial planning, accounting, tax, treasury, procurement and supply chain management and real estate portfolio.

Neel previously served as CenturyLink’s group vice president of finance and was with Level 3 for 13 years prior to the CenturyLink acquisition.

In 2016, Neel was named Level 3’s integration team lead for the Level 3 and CenturyLink transaction, accountable for working to maximize the value of the transaction and capturing integration synergies.

Neel has more than 20 years of telecommunications industry experience in both operational and financial roles. Prior to joining Level 3, he held leadership positions with MCI (now Verizon Business) and MFS Communications with both financial and operating responsibilities.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Mathematics from the University of Delhi (India) and an MBA from the University of Arizona. He also is a CFA charter holder.