Andy, one of the founding team members of Virtela, is instrumental in growing and maintaining Virtela’s extensive global network footprint by developing and managing strategic vendor relationships worldwide. Andy drives Virtela’s value by aggressively negotiating rate structures, contract terms, and service guarantees to deliver competitive pricing and optimal network performance to customers. Since joining Virtela in 2000, Andy has held key roles including the development and management of Virtela’s network provisioning team and the design of the company’s award-winning automated provisioning system. Prior to Virtela, Andy led the access pricing strategy team for Qwest Communications. While with Qwest, Andy was also responsible for developing product strategy for Qwestlink local fiber services and designing the network architecture for Qwestlink’s 25 metropolitan markets.
Previously, he was responsible for setting standard pricing and performing competitive analyses for all of Qwest’s data services (Frame Relay, Private Line, ATM, and DIA). Andy holds degrees in Finance and Economics and has an MBA from University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. firstname.lastname@example.org