ORG Cogent Communications Title BIO Reed Harrison joined Cogent Communications as President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2004. Prior to joining Cogent, he was chief network officer at AT&T, leading the build-out of its greenfield global IP network, significant cost reductions, and enhanced network quality, reliability, and security. Mr. Harrison has over 30 years experience in telecom at AT&T, AT&T Network Systems (now part of Lucent Technologies), and C&P Telephone (now part of Verizon). He has been the general manager of several businesses: a $200M network management software unit which delivered award-winning quality, cycle-time, and innovation to its customers; a $1B optical equipment business, leading its entry into new markets in Asia, Europe, and Mexico; and one of the largest and fastest growing CLECs in the United States. Mr. Harrison holds a BSEE from the University of Maryland at College Park and an MS in Management from Pace University in New York City. He attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.