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Episode 062 – Laurent Therivel, President and CEO, USCellular

On this episode, we have the privilege of discovering the leadership journey of USCellular’s President and CEO, Laurent Therivel. LT shares the origin story of his love for telecommunications and how he balances that passion with his family. Explore the future of communication, USCellular, and LT with us on the Executives’ Exchange!

00:00 – Intro
01:10 – Early life & young leadership
05:20 – Therivel’s journey in the Marines & passion for telecommunications.
10:42 – Life after the Marines
11:48 – Journey to USCellular & family life
16:10 – Path to CEO & finding your role
20:18 – Navigating through COVID-19 & “Undercover Boss”
27:30 – Revisions & rewards after “Undercover Boss”
30:51 – Message from our sponsor, Shure
31:23 – Radio networks & spectrums
38:16 – Corporate initiatives & responsibility with technology
43:41 – The power of social media
49:56 – Establishing strong government relationships
53:32 – Next chapters in life and business
54:48 – Rapid Fire Questions
57:14 – Outro

Episode Link: USCelluar

Host: Margaret Mueller, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago
Producer: Eva Penar, Chief Content & Communications Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago 

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