Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2013-10-27
Subjects: Post, Glen F., III | Business | CenturyLink | Telecommunication | Computer security | Cloud computing | Williams, Clarke M.
- Courtney, Beth Host
- Godoy, Al Producer
- Yancey, Allegra Nevils Producer
- Post, Glen Interviewee
This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from October 27, 2013, features an interview with Glen Post conducted by Beth Courtney. Post is the CEO and president of CenturyLink in Monroe, the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. He discusses: the resistance to keeping the company headquarters in Monroe after CenturyLink acquired Qwest; his reasons for keeping the company in Louisiana; duck hunting; the company’s opportunities for growth; changes in the industry and company; CenturyLink’s role in cyber security; the core principles of the company; the state’s support of CenturyLink staying and growing in Louisiana; the company’s philanthropic activities; communication during disasters; CenturyLink’s founder, Clarke Williams; and cloud storage.