DENVER, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom, (Nasdaq: TWTC) a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in Denver and throughout the U.S., today announced that Harold Teets, Senior Vice President of Information and Network Technology, will be one of more than 50 "Celebrity" C-Levels participating on March 10, 2011 at the CSIA C-Level @ A Mile High event. C-Level @ A Mile High is Colorado's biggest technology networking event and is designed to help increase the relationships and business done between Colorado technology companies.
Since the program's inception in 2007, the CSIA C-Level @ A Mile High has stimulated hundreds of relationships and resulted in millions of dollars of work between Colorado companies.
"This prominent event recognizes the need to help Colorado tech companies grow deep relationships with technology executives, IT department leaders and other larger Colorado companies," said Su Hawk, President, CSIA. "We have heard from both sides that they want to do more business within Colorado and needed more opportunities to meet and build relationships, so this event is the perfect time to bring all the stakeholders together," she added.
"We have built some of the most reliable national, regional and local fiber-based services and MPLS IP backbones available to serve enterprises throughout the country," said Teets. "I am pleased to represent tw telecom at this very important CSIA C-Level @ A Mile High event."
Harold Teets was appointed Senior Vice President – Information and Network Technologies for tw telecom in 2006. A 35-year veteran in technology and network communications fields, Teets oversees the company's Information Technology, Network Technology, Technology Management, Technology Operations, Carrier Relations and Access Management groups. Prior to joining the company, Teets was Chief Information and Chief Technology Officer at Xspedius Communications. He has held executive level technology leadership roles with several industry leading companies including AT&T Canada, MCI, Brooks Fiber, Conversant Communications, Looking Glass Networks and MFS. In 2010, Teets was appointed by the Federal Communications Commission to its prestigious Technological Advisory Council.
CSIA is the leader in uniting and growing Colorado's information technology industry by providing advocacy, education, business connections, and information, while supporting economic development, unification of technology stakeholders, and larger recognition of the industry and the people involved to develop and promote Colorado's technology industry. CSIA also works nationally to ensure Colorado's technology voice is heard, through TECNA, a coalition of technology associations across the United States and Canada, as well as with TechAmerica, the national lobbying organization for federal issues. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the information technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. For more information on CSIA please call (303) 592-4070 or visit www.coloradotechnology.org.
About tw telecom
tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in converged services, Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S., and globally. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.
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