Full Name
Chris Creager
Job Title
Chief Administration Officer
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Speaker Bio
As Chief Administration Officer of Brightspeed, Chris Creager is responsible for ensuring that Brightspeed delivers on its brand promises, for customers and employees, by building a seamless and efficient support structure for the company. He oversees the company’s procurement and supply chain operations that meets Brightspeed’s business and customer demands; a real estate and fleet team that is tightly integrated with operations to support the company’s employee needs; and an environmental, health and safety team that is building an environment of safety-first culture. Additionally, Chris manages the business continuity plan to ensure Brightspeed can serve customers in the event of a significant business disruption and oversees the program management office for strategic planning and execution.

Chris brings to Brightspeed a wealth of leadership experience in transforming wireline telecom businesses and driving customer growth. During his 29-year tenure with Verizon, Chris led large network and multi-billion-dollar business units that created powerful fiber optic access to millions of homes and businesses. His most recent role at Verizon was president of California, Texas and Florida wireline telephone companies, generating $6 billion in annual revenue. Under his leadership, Verizon had a number of innovative breakthroughs which accelerated the deployment and penetration of fiber services, and won numerous JD Power awards for industry-leading customer service.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Penn State University and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Chris Creager