Michael Strople, Managing Director, Canada
Michael Strople serves as Managing Director – Canada, with responsibility for Zayo’s Canadian businesses. Prior to joining Zayo, he was President at Allstream, providing leadership to 1,500 employees, delivering business, connectivity and IP communication solutions and services to organizations across Canada.
Michael has 20-plus years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He joined MTS Allstream in 2005 and prior to being appointed President in January 2014, was Chief Operating Officer of Allstream.
He has also served as the Chief Technology Officer for both Allstream and its Manitoba-based affiliate, MTS. Before joining MTS Allstream, Michael gained global experience at Nortel Networks serving large telecommunications providers in the areas of IP and wireless networking.
Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering and an Option in Management Science from the University of Waterloo. He is currently Chair of the Metro Ethernet Forum and a member of the board of directors of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).