Vice President of Technical Operations for Comcast’s Twin Cities Region
Trent Clausen is the Vice President of Technical Operations for Comcast’s Twin Cities Region. Trent joined the Comcast team in August 2018. He is responsible for a team of over 400 individuals who complete Comcast customer installations and repairs in the Twin Cities Region, which includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas and Missouri.
Trent started his career in the telecommunications industry more than 20 years ago as a Supervisor in Repair Screening with US West. He progressed into roles with increased scope and responsibility, including positions in Installation & Maintenance Field Operations, Dispatch Operations, Engineering, Construction, Capital and Network Planning.
Prior to joining US West, Trent spent 7 years serving in the U.S. Army where he earned the rank of Captain. His primary training was in aviation, with advanced schooling in aviation maintenance, production control, quality assurance, product life-cycle management and combined logistics operations. He served one year in Korea, with the remainder of his service in the United States.
Trent holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical studies from the University of North Dakota and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He has completed certification courses in Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, machine learning, and leadership. He is a graduate of the Minnesota Technology Association’s (MTA) ACE Leadership Program and a current MTA Board member.
Trent and his wife, Carrie, reside in Elk River where he enjoys fishing, hunting, CrossFit, and mountain biking. He actively supports the arts and youth sports in his community. Trent currently serves on the board of the United Heroes League, which works to ensure children of military families have every opportunity to participate in youth sports.