As CEO of REV/REV Business and Venyu, Josh Descant sets the mission, values and strategic direction for Louisiana’s largest, locally owned communications provider.
With extensive experience in leading organizations through industry transformation while delivering profitable growth, Descant leads the REV/REV Business and Venyu executive teams who are responsible for more than 400 employees that connect 60,000+ residential and business customers in our communities across Louisiana.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Descant served as President of EATEL and Venyu, and the previous position of executive vice president of Product Development and Marketing. Over the course of his career, Descant served in executive leadership roles at Sunshine Media, Upperline Media and ypOne Publishing.
Currently, Descant serves on USTelecom’s leadership committee – a dedicated alliance of connectivity executives representing local and regional broadband innovators – and is a member of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors and finance committee as well as a member of The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. (C100), representing the Capital Region.
Descant was born and raised in New Orleans and has served in the United States Marine Corps. He holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family at home in Covington, Louisiana.