Bellevue, WA

Dana Bowlin
Dana Bowlin
Product Owner, Platform

Dana has extensive experience in process, technology and program management. As a Product Owner for CenturyLink Cloud Platform, Dana works with customers and internal teams to ensure our platform constantly improves and evolves to meet customer needs.

Chris Kleban
Chris Kleban
Technical Product Manager

Chris Kleban is currently engaged with CenturyLink Cloud’s Data Analytics, Edge Services and Private Cloud efforts. Chris has over 15 years of diversified technology experience including management, network engineering, systems engineering and software development.

Jim Newkirk
Jim Newkirk
Vice President, Engineering

Jim oversees the development of CenturyLink’s cloud management platform. He brings almost 30 years experience in the software industry. Prior to CenturyLink, James held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Caradigm (GE/Microsoft Joint Venture) and ThoughtWorks.

Eric Schubert
Eric Schubert
Senior Cloud Solutions Architect

Eric is responsible for providing technical pre sales engineering support and works closely with the sales team and clients as well as interfacing with internal teams. He works with the account team and enterprise clients to understand customer and partner requirements to help map success to our cloud offering.

David Shacochis
David Shacochis
Vice President, Product Management

David has been in the technology industry for over 15 years. He currently leads the Platform Enablement team for the CenturyLink Platform, which enables the proficiency and success of users, partners, and developers on Platform CenturyLink.

St. Louis, MO

Ryan Brockman
Ryan Brockman
Product Owner, Dev Ops

Ryan has over 20 years of experience working as a software developer, systems integration consultant, and technical product manager. He has worked with leading financial services and healthcare companies, primarily focused on the delivery of mission-critical web applications and hosting platforms.

Ranga Chakravarthula
Ranga Chakravarthula
Engineering Manager, Anywhere Services

Ranga leads the Managed Services engineering teams that are focused in building & supporting Managed OS, Security, Backup and Operating Systems products. ​Ranga has 15 years of experience building software products in education, finance, biotech and hosting sectors.

Bob Jackson
Bob Jackson
Sr. Lead Product Owner

Bob is responsible for executing the effort to bring a Hadoop offering into the CenturyLink portfolio.​ Prior to joining CenturyLink he was the VP of IT for a company specializing in analyzing social media on a massive scale to understand and predict trends outside the United States.

Chris Kent
Chris Kent
Senior Lead Product Manager, Runner

As the product owner for CenturyLink’s Cloud Orchestration and Automation product, Runner, Chris leads in the areas of strategic product planning, feature prioritization, software sprint planning, pricing strategies, competitive analysis, and thought leadership for CenturyLink products.