Sunit Patel is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Level 3 Communications, with global responsibility for financial planning, accounting, tax, auditing, treasury, shared services, procurement and supply chain management.
He joined the company in 2003 and was named CFO in May of that year.
Mr. Patel was formerly CFO and a co-founder of Looking Glass Networks Inc., a facilities-based provider of metropolitan telecommunication transport services. Prior to co-founding Looking Glass, Mr. Patel was treasurer of MCI WorldCom. Prior to that, he was treasurer of MFS Communications, Inc., a competitive local exchange carrier acquired by WorldCom. Mr. Patel was also responsible for corporate development and strategic planning for BJ Services Company (NYSE: BJS) and has worked in investment banking.