Who is Laurent Therivel? CEO of US Cellular goes incognito on 'Undercover Boss'

Laurent Therivel, CEO of US Cellular, will be going incognito on the CBS reality show 'Undercover Boss' and learning a lot more about his company


                            Who is Laurent Therivel? CEO of US Cellular goes incognito on 'Undercover Boss'
Laurent Therivel, CEO of US Cellular, donning a disguise for 'Undercover Boss' (CBS)
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Season 11 of ‘Undercover Boss’ has been really inspiring and we have seen founders of many organizations appear on the show. In the previous episode, we saw Paul Damico, former CEO and President of the Round Table Pizza, donning a disguise to know more about his company. He got to know that there were some major problems at various outlets and did everything to solve them.

The journey continues and in the latest episode of the CBS reality show, we will see the CEO of US cellular, Laurent Therivel, making an appearance. Therivel is one of the most influential people in the world of communications and has worked in several high-profile positions.

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US Cellular is the fifth-largest wireless carrier in the United States with over 4.9 million customers in 426 markets in 23 states as of the second quarter of 2020. It will be interesting to see if Therivel manages to go undercover without getting recognized and even if he does, how will he handle the situation. So, let’s dig a little deeper and get to know more about him.

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Laurent Therivel (AT&T/YouTube)

 

Who is Laurent Therivel? 

Therivel has been a force to be reckoned with in the communications industry and currently lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois. The CEO of the US cellular obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Management & Marketing from Texas A&M University and went to Harvard Business School for doing an MBA (Master of Business Administration). He completed his Master’s in 2003.

However, he started his professional journey in 1997 and joined United States Marine Corps as the Telecommunications Operations Officer. He worked there for more than four years. Meanwhile, in 2003, he was the Case Team Leader at the Bain & Company and was a part of the company for 2 years and 6 months.

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Therivel became a part of the AT&T family in 2008 and joined the company as the Vice President (Corporate Strategy) in Dallas. After working there for more than 3 years, he became the Vice President and General Manager of Carolinas. Therivel was responsible for all sales, distribution, and operational execution for AT&T in North and South Carolina. In July 2020, he was appointed as the CEO of US cellular. Since then, he has worked hard in making the brand reach greater heights. In 2020, the company made revenue of $4,037 million and has a total of 5000 employees working in the entire country.

Catch Laurent Therivel on the latest episode of ‘Undercover Boss’ on CBS on Friday, March 4, at 8 pm EST.

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