Kurt B. Thaus

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

Kurt B. Thaus

Kurt B. Thaus

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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262

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1959

Age

59

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Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of TDS Telecommunications Corporation at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at United States Cellular Corp.

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Executive Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at United States Cellular Corp.

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Founder at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

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Senior Vice President-Finance at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Former Director at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.

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Former President-Telecom Group at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.

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Kurt B. Thaus
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.
Education
BS in Mechanical Engineering

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

MS in Engineering Management

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Career History
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
2004 - Current

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. engages in the provision of wire line and cable broadband, video and voice services. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, Cable, Hosted and Managed Services, and Corporate, Eliminations and Other. The U.S. Cellular segment provides wireless telecommunications services to the customers. The Wireline segment focuses on broadband offerings. The Cable segment provides security and connectivity to businesses through its hosted and managed services offerings and network of data centers operated by OneNeck IT Solutions. The Hosted and Managed Services segment includes end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology solutions, including cloud and hosting solutions, and managed services. The company was founded by LeRoy T. Carlson in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Senior Vice President, Technology Management Services
Prior

T-Systems North America, Inc. provides systems integration and networking services. It implements advanced systems for corporate data and voice communications, as well as Internet Protocol (IP) networking systems. The company also offers managed network services to telecommunicatios carriers and Internet service providers, and they provide desktop computing services, technology assessments, and other cinsulting services. T-Systems International is a division of global telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom. T-Systems North America is headquartered in Rochester, MI.

Professional
Prior

Waste Management, Inc. engages in provision of waste management environmental services. It operates through the following business segments: Tier 1. Tier 2 and Tier 3. The Tier 1 segment comprises exclusively of areas in the Southern United States. The Tier 2 segment comprises predominately of areas located in the Midwest and Northeast United States. The Tier 3 segment comprises all remaining areas, including the Northwest and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and Eastern Canada. The company was founded on September 30, 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

At U.S. Cellular, we focus on having the world's best customer service and delivering industry-leading innovations. Our customers receive unique benefits such as a valuable rewards program that recognizes loyalty, new phones faster without continuously signing contracts, free Battery Swap, Overage Protection, and free incoming calls, texts and picture messages. Our strong line-up of cutting-edge devices are designed to simplify and organize your life and they are all backed by our high-speed nationwide network which has the highest call quality of any national carrier. We are rapidly expanding a 4G LTE network, which currently covers 25 percent of customers and will cover 54 percent by the end of 2012.

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