Jay A. Brown was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) in June 2016. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. As an NYSE S&P 500 company with an enterprise value of approximately $90b, Crown Castle is building the solutions that deliver long-term value for our customers, communities, and investors.
Mr. Brown was Crown Castle’s Chief Financial Officer from July 2008 to May 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Brown served as Treasurer of Crown Castle from May 2004. Since joining Crown Castle in August 1999, he has served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance. Mr. Brown holds a BBA from Baylor University.
Mr. Brown serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Wireless Industry Association and the Advisory Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Mr. Brown also serves on the Advisory Board of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.