Customers, People, Planet are at the forefront of EdgeConneX’s mission. As the company states: “Our mission is disruption with a purpose on a global scale and drives our focus, our business, and our services: the data center solutions and tools our customers need, the vision to develop a diverse, inclusive, empowered workforce, and the commitment to improve the impacts our facilities have on the land, the resources, and the communities we touch.”
So, what better way to put the essence of that mission into practice than through key executive appointments that showcase the company’s commitment to responsible global expansion, advancement of next generation technologies and data center strategies. Here’s how these latest hires will help shape the year ahead for EdgeConneX.
Jonathan Schildkraut, Chief Strategy Officer: Jonathan will be instrumental in helping guide the next chapter of the company’s significant growth. Before joining EdgeConneX, Jonathan served as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer at CyrusOne, where he was responsible for strategic direction, leading global expansion efforts, identifying, and researching market opportunities, oversaw M&A, JVs, and strategic partnerships, among other executive-level duties.
Anand Ramesh, Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology: Helping to develop and implement the company’s global sustainability initiatives, Anand’s portfolio includes the development and deployment of next-generation technologies across EdgeConneX global data center footprint. Anand previously served as Technical Lead, Advanced Technology & Innovation for Google Data Centers, where he was responsible for Google’s data center architecture and technology roadmap.
Sam Lee, Managing Director, Market and Commercial Development, Asia-Pacific: Sam will help EdgeConneX achieve financial targets, maximize asset utilization, and ensure development plans are aligned with the company’s growth strategy in APAC. Prior to joining EdgeConneX, Sam served as Managing Director for Lendlease and Global Switch. Sam also served as Asset Management Director for Digital Realty, where he was responsible for the direct oversight and general management of Digital Realty’s portfolio of data centers in Singapore.
“EdgeConneX is a trusted provider of data center solutions to many of the most vital and demanding service providers and hyperscalers in the world. This is a big responsibility and one that requires constant consideration, from both a solution and leadership standpoint. Our executive bench is strong and made up of some of the world’s leading industry authorities and innovators. These new executive leadership hires signal commitment to our current and future customers. They also signal our continued commitment to the technologies, companies, and people we support and the environment that supports us all.” – Randy Brouckman, CEO of EdgeConneX
Other recent EdgeConneX news includes:
- Strategic Investment in Chayora
- Expanded Presence in Belgium
- 2021 Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Leadership Award for building pioneering and effective data centers that support next-generation technology.
Visit edgeconnex.com for more information on its full range of sustainable data center solutions.