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Laurent "LT" Therivel


President & CEO, UScellular

LAURENT THERIVEL (“LT”) is the president and chief executive officer of UScellular. UScellular is the fourth largest wireless provider in the U.S., serving over five million customers and generating over $4B in annual revenue. LT is focused on growing UScellular’s business and positioning the company for future success and is highly committed to UScellular’s mission of connecting customers to the people that matter most to them. LT serves on the board of directors of both TDS (UScellular’s parent company) and UScellular. LT joined UScellular as president and CEO in July 2020, bringing over 15 years of experience in the wireless industry, including more than 10 years at AT&T, where he held roles as chief financial officer of AT&T Business Solutions, senior vice president of AT&T Small Business Solutions, and his most recent position as CEO of AT&T Mexico. Prior to his career at AT&T, LT was chief operating officer at IPcelerate, Inc., and he spent time early in his career at Bain & Company, leading several high impact assignments related to operational redesign and cost structure. He also completed 4 ½ years with the U.S. Marine Corps, earning the rank of captain and serving as a telecommunications operations officer in San Diego, Calif., and a communications officer in Southeast Asia. LT earned bachelor’s degrees in business administration and marketing from Texas A&M University and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. LT is currently a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives Club of Chicago and is on the Board of Directors for CTIA as well as being a member of the nominating committee. He was previously on the Board of Directors for Sky Mexico and The Game Show Network and was a board member and interim COO of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

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