Russ Shipley

Executive Vice President, Wholesale, Engineering and Operations
TPx Communications
Russ joined TPx Communications from Mpower Communications with more than 20 years of experience in the industry and has overall responsibility for TPx’s switching, engineering of the network and the Network Operations Center (NOC). In addition, he leads the Wholesale line of business. At Mpower he served as president of Wholesale and Chief Network Services and before that as Mpower’s New Technology Officer. Prior to joining Mpower, Russ held several leadership positions with Global Crossing and Frontier Corporation including service, operations, engineering, technology, construction, sales and business-development groups. His career also includes various positions at Rochester Telephone Corporation.

Russ earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a MBA with a concentration in Operations Management from the University of Rochester.