Richard Warley, Managing Director, CenturyLink EMEA

Richard Warley, Managing Director, CenturyLink EMEA

Richard Warley is the managing director of CenturyLink in EMEA. Richard's responsibilities in this role include developing sales strategy, driving revenue growth and owning client relationships, as well as directing overall CenturyLink business in the region.

Richard joins CenturyLink from IPsoft, a provider of autonomic and cognitive solutions, where he held the position of chief executive officer. Richard also previously served as CEO of KVH, a Tokyo-based company specialising in data centre, cloud, network and IT services.

Richard has over 20 years' experience in financing and operating technology companies in Europe, the US and Asia, including senior roles at SAVVIS' international business where he took the company public (whilst at Merrill Lynch) in 2000. Richard started his career as a lawyer in the UK before moving to New York where he worked in the investment banking divisions of DLJ and Merrill Lynch. Richard has a BA and MSc. (Econ) with Distinction from the London School of Economics.

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The Benefits of Purpose in Corporate DNA

The easiest way to understand the power and importance of Purpose is to consider its absence. In any walk of life, something without a purpose is, well, pointless.

Without a clearly understood Purpose it's difficult, if not impossible, for any company to compete and remain relevant over a sustained period. So why do so few companies have clarity around what their Purpose is?


Team of Teams

In 2004 General Stanley McChrystal was appointed head of Joint Special Operations Task Force for the US military in Iraq. He subsequently recorded his experience in Teams of Teams published in 2015.


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Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant For Cloud IaaS

The market for cloud compute infrastructure as a service is maturing and rapidly evolving. Strategic providers must be chosen carefully. Gain insights into the future of public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service with a detailed analysis of all the major vendors.

See why CenturyLink was named a visionary by Gartner.


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