Leadership Bios

Leadership Bios

Jeff Storey

Jeff Storey is President and Chief Operating Officer of CenturyLink. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Level 3 Communications from April 2013 until its 2017 merger with CenturyLink. Jeff is also a member of the CenturyLink Board of Directors.

As CEO of Level 3, he positioned the company to capitalize on the industry transition from legacy services to more efficient and secure technologies. He also prioritized a company-wide focus on the customer experience, enabling his team to respond more effectively to the complex demands of the market.

From 2008 through 2013, Jeff served as Level 3’s President and Chief Operating Officer, with global responsibility for Sales, Marketing, Customer and Network Operations, IT and Business Process Engineering across Level 3’s global business in North America, Latin America and EMEA.

Jeff has held numerous leadership positions across his 30-year career in the telecommunications industry. He served as President and CEO of WilTel Communications and was President of Leucadia Telecommunications Group. He also held senior executive positions at Cox Communications, where he was a founding member of Cox Business Services. He began his career in the telecommunications industry with Southwestern Bell Telephone.

Jeff has served on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) since 2016.

Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University and an undergraduate degree in Physics and Mathematics.