Barry K. Allen
Florida, United States
Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners (Since September 2007)
Mr. Allen is currently an Operating Partner at Providence Equity Partners (a private equity firm focused on media, entertainment, communications and information investments). Prior to joining Providence in 2007, he was Executive Vice-President of Operations of Qwest Communications International.
Before his retirement from Qwest in June 2007, Mr. Allen was responsible for the company’s network and information technology operations. Prior to being named Executive Vice-President of Operations in March 2004, he served as Qwest’s Executive Vice-President of Operations and Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition, from January 2003 until the present, Mr. Allen has served as President of Allen Enterprises, a private equity investment and management company he founded. Mr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kentucky and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Mr. Allen is a director on the BCE board since May 2009. He is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Management Resources and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Allen is also a director of Bell Canada, Fiduciary Management, Inc., Harley Davidson Inc. and Lead Director of CDW Corporation.Back to Board members