Chief Sales Officer
As Chief Sales Officer, Michael Campbell is responsible for the strategy and execution of all Equinix sales efforts globally, including direct sales and the entire ecosystem of go-to-market channel partners. He is focused on implementing strategies to expand the company’s customer base and take advantage of new business opportunities. Previously, Mr. Campbell held the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for Equinix.
Mr. Campbell joined Equinix in 2015 with over 30 years of international sales leadership experience at premier high-tech organizations. He joined Equinix from Symantec, where he ran global renewals and website security businesses that drove almost $2 billion annually. His career at Symantec began after the merger with VeriSign’s authentication business unit, which had previously acquired Guardent, where he ran the enterprise and channel sales teams. Before Guardent, Mr. Campbell led Akamai’s U.S. sales force operations and nearly doubled the company’s revenue in just one year, from $89 million to over $160 million. Mr. Campbell has also held various sales leadership positions at NCR, UUNET, CompuServe, MCI and WorldCom.
Mr. Campbell holds a B.S. in marketing, with a minor in communications, from the University of Dayton.