|Brandi Galvin Morandi|
Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary
Brandi Galvin Morandi joined Equinix in January 2003 and served as Equinix's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary until her expanded appointment was announced in early 2019. Ms. Morandi’s global organization stewards the Magic of Equinix culture through engagement, development, and compliance. From the first introduction, through onboarding, and finding success as they grow their career with Equinix, her team is at the forefront of creating a workplace experience where all employees are engaged and empowered. Ms. Morandi has led the strategic planning required to support the ongoing growth of Equinix past 8,000-employees, which has included organic and acquisition growth.
Ms. Morandi’s legal organization acts as a strategic partner in commercial negotiations, regulatory and compliance matters, governmental affairs and corporate governance, including working closely with the Equinix Board of Directors. Her teams have completed and integrated numerous acquisitions and joint ventures globally and over $27 billion in equity and debt financings in support of Equinix’s expansion roadmap.
Prior to joining Equinix, she practiced in the corporate securities group at the law firm of Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP (Gunderson Dettmer) in Menlo Park, California. At Gunderson Dettmer, she represented public and private companies in a variety of debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions as well as providing general corporate public company representation. Prior to her legal career, she held various positions in the field of public relations.
Ms. Morandi holds a B.A. in International Relations and Journalism from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.